stoneman

[stohn-muh n]

Origin of stoneman

First recorded in 1870–75; stone + -man
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Historical Examples of stoneman

  • My grandmother Stoneman is a devoted Baptist, and was an attendant at this church.

    The Clansman

    Thomas Dixon

  • “The Honourable Austin Stoneman,” suddenly announced a clerk at his elbow.

    The Clansman

    Thomas Dixon

  • It was a harmless fiction which pleased him, and at which Stoneman loved to laugh.

    The Clansman

    Thomas Dixon

  • “But we are acting outside the Constitution,” interrupted Stoneman.

    The Clansman

    Thomas Dixon

  • He had met Stoneman in the lobbies, where he was often the centre of admiring groups of friends.

    The Clansman

    Thomas Dixon