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English definition of “stone”


verb [T]     /stəʊn/
to kill or hurt someone by throwing stones (= small rocks ) at them, usually as a punishment : [often passive] Two men were stoned to death by the crowd .ThrowingDeath penaltiesPunishing by causing painHitting and beatingPunishing and punishments
(Definition of stone verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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