Definition of Stone-dead

1. Adjective. As lifeless as a stone.

Similar to: Dead



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stone-dead

stomping ground
stomping grounds
stompingly
stomps
stompy
stonable
stond
stonds
stone
stone's throw
stone-age
stone-blind
stone-broke
stone-cold
stone-curlew
stone-dead (current term)
stone-deaf
stone-face
stone-faced
stone-fruit
stone-gray
stone-mulching
stone-root
stone-sober
stone-wash
stone bramble
stone brambles
stone breaker
stone cold

Literary usage of Stone-dead

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1. The Fall of the Monarchy of Charles I. 1637-1649 by Samuel Rawson Gardiner (1882)
"stone-dead," he bluntly answered, " hath no fellow." Even if Strafford were fined or imprisoned the King would restore his estate and release all fines, ..."

2. The War Diary of a Diplomat by Lee Meriwether (1919)
"For all that I was badly wounded I put my good arm about the boy's neck and raised his head, thinking perhaps he might still be alive, but he was stone dead ..."

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