Definition of Merestone

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

Exact synonyms: Mearstone, Meerestone
Generic synonyms: Landmark



Definition of Merestone

1. n. A stone designating a limit or boundary; a landmark.

Definition of Merestone

1. Noun. A stone designating a limit or boundary; a landmark. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Merestone

merenskyite
mereological
mereology
mereotopologies
mereotopology
mereprine
merer
meres
merese
mereses
meresman
meresmen
merest
merestead
meresteads
merestone (current term)
merestones
mereswine
mereswines
merethoxylline procaine
meretriciously
meretriciousness
merfather
merfolk
merfolks
merganser
mergansers
merge
merge sort

Literary usage of Merestone

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1. Special Acts & Resolves by Connecticut (1872)
"... so-called, in the town of Windham, and running thence north 45°, west 2 rods 8 links to a merestone ; thence again north 45°, west 126 rods 10 links to ..."

2. Publications by Folklore Society (Great Britain) (1895)
"... a few miles to the South-West, an old Shire-stone or merestone marks the meeting place of the boundaries of the four shires of Gloucester, Worcester, ..."

3. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Charles Dudley Warner, Hamilton Wright Mabie, Lucia Isabella Gilbert Runkle, George H Warner (1902)
"... and. neighing Lifted his eyes; careless grazed he, and proud, Nor looked on the rider who lay In his blood, dead by the merestone, It is not forever! ..."

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