/ (ˈstəʊnˌkɑːst) /
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a less common name for stone's throw
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Example sentences from the Web for stonecast
These two had now drawn close up and were gazing at me, while the two followers had halted about a stonecast in the rear.The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 10 (of 25)|Robert Louis Stevenson
He left the sentence in the air, and Jeffard brought it down with a cynical stonecast.The Helpers|Francis Lynde