Definition of Stone-dead
1. Adjective. As lifeless as a stone.
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Literary usage of Stone-dead
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
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 ..."