Origin of stonewall
OTHER WORDS FROM stonewallstonewaller, noun
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How to use stonewall in a sentence
They are going to stonewall and drag this process out hoping New Yorkers aren’t paying attention so partisan legislators can draw their own maps.New York’s redistricting tests Democratic opposition to gerrymandering|Colby Itkowitz|September 27, 2021|Washington Post
Leadership concerns continued to fester that year after the university hired a marketing executive from Michigan State University who state prosecutors say was part of an effort to stonewall an investigation into disgraced sports doctor Larry Nassar.George Washington U. president to leave in December, sooner than planned|Lauren Lumpkin|September 10, 2021|Washington Post
You can’t stonewall the Nets’ offense, so I think it would make more sense to try to cause havoc and force turnovers, and Giannis is one of the best at that in the league.
Sanders says he has been stonewalled from receiving vital documents and information that could shed more light, such as police radio transmissions from that day.
Hospital officials stonewalled interview requests and refused to answer dozens of questions.ProPublica Wins Two NABJ Salute to Excellence Awards|by ProPublica|December 21, 2020|ProPublica
His nickname, given to him at the Battle of Gettysburg and which he kept for the rest of his life, was Stonewall Jim.
Excerpted from Rebel Yell: The Violence, Passion, and Redemption of Stonewall Jackson by S.C. Gwynne.
The video makes clear the struggle for marriage equality in the context of the wider post-Stonewall gay civil rights movement.Watch This Amazing Ode to Marriage Equality, by Inaugural Poet Richard Blanco|Tim Teeman|September 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
By then, a revolution had begun with the 1969 riot at the mob-owned Stonewall Inn in New York.A True Tough Guy: The Mafia, Gays, and Michael Sam’s Boyfriend|Michael Daly|May 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Transgender people played an integral role at Stonewall, and we are due respect in our own extended community.
Their soldiers' confidence in Stonewall Jackson and Lee doubled the effective strength of their armies."Shiloh" as Seen by a Private Soldier|Warren Olney
Up the street came the rebel tread, Stonewall Jackson riding ahead.The Ontario Readers: The High School Reader, 1886|Ministry of Education
This abode of the dead is known as the Stonewall Jackson cemetery, in honor of that brave and true-hearted soldier.The Blue and The Gray|A. R. White
The rest of the night was spent in retailing for his instruction stories of the ways of Stonewall Jackson.Black Rock|Ralph Connor
Among them was the brigade that a twelvemonth before won on yonder hill the proud sobriquet of Stonewall.The Life of Isaac Ingalls Stevens, Volume II (of 2)|Hazard Stevens