Definition of Tombstones

1. Noun. (plural of tombstone) ¹



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Definition of Tombstones

1. tombstone [n] - See also: tombstone

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tombstones

tombolos
tomboy
tomboyish
tomboyishly
tomboyishness
tomboyishnesses
tomboyism
tomboylike
tomboys
tombs
tombstone
tombstone engineering
tombstoned
tombstoner
tombstoners
tombstones (current term)
tombstoning
tombusviridae
tomcats
tomcatted
tomcatting
tomcod
tomcods
tome
tomelet
tomelets
tomenta
tomentose

Literary usage of Tombstones

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1. A History of Ancient Sculpture by Lucy Myers Wright Mitchell (1883)
"tombstones with Sirens, etc. — Variety in Reliefs on Tomb!;. ... Increased Luxury in tombstones. — Repetition of Same Type. ..."

2. Insula Sanctorum Et Doctorum: Or, Ireland's Ancient Schools and Scholars by John Healy (1908)
"One of the most interesting of the tombstones is that placed over ... The churchyard has many inscribed tombstones, which are fully described by Petrie and ..."

3. The Archaeological Journal by British Archaeological Association (1899)
"THE SEPULCHRAL BANQUET ON ROMAN tombstones. By F. HAVERFIELD, MA, FSA Among the many loans which Boman decorative art owes to the Greeks is the practice of ..."

4. A Handbook of Greek Sculpture by Ernest Arthur Gardner (1897)
"Attic tombstones.—We must now turn to a series of monuments which will in many ... The Attic tombstones and their reliefs may indeed seem to reflect the ..."

5. A Treatise on the Law of Trespass in the Twofold Aspect of the Wrong and the by Thomas Whitney Waterman (1875)
"Removal or injury of tombstones. § 846. One who takes up tombstones in a churchyard or defaces the inscriptions is liable in damages, ..."

6. The Antiquary (1887)
"The same want of stone will account for the paucity of tombstones in this part of Surrey, no less from a picturesque point of view certainly, but a serious ..."

7. Review of Historical Publications Relating to Canada by University of Toronto (1904)
"Basque tombstones in Newfoundland* have a certain antiquarian interest, and Bishop Howley ... Nearly 'Old Basque tombstones at Placentia. By the Rt. Rev. ..."

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