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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A stone that is used to mark a grave.

Usage examples (41)
  • Do not save your loving speeches for your friends till they are dead. Do not write them on their tombstones, speak them rather now instead.
  • Gray as a tombstone was the wood of her back and hair.
  • His tombstone is a plain stone cross, without name or date.
  • The tombstone was a slab about two feet high, roughly hewn. for more
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