a short distance: The railroad station is only a stone's throw from our house.
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- stone roller,
- stone saw,
- stone sheep,
- stone shoot,
- stone walls do not a prison make,
- stone's throw, a,
- stone, edward durell,
- stone, harlan fiske,
- stone, i. f.,
- stone, lucy
Origin of stone's throw
First recorded in 1575–85
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a short distanceAlso called: stonecast
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