Definition of Mearstone

1. Noun. An old term for a landmark that consisted of a pile of stones surmounted by an upright slab.

Exact synonyms: Meerestone, Merestone
Generic synonyms: Landmark



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mearstone

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meant
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mearstone (current term)
mease
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Literary usage of Mearstone

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1. Records of the Borough of Nottingham: Being a Series of Extracts from the by Nottingham (England) (1900)
"... hole'),3 ct quendam lapidem vocatum 'mearstone,'* in 5 puteo praedicto stantem, ... 4 mearstone or ..."

2. Ecclesiastical and Other Sketches of Southington, Conn by Heman Rowlee Timlow (1875)
"... a tree marked and deemed the Southwest corner of Samuel Andruss' lot from which we set off 20 rods west and set up a mearstone, then running Southwardly ..."

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