Definition of Cherry stone
1. Noun. The stone seed of a cherry.
Lexicographical Neighbors of Cherry Stone
Literary usage of Cherry stone
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Songs of Three Centuries by John Greenleaf Whittier (1890)
"THE CHERRY-STONE ARTIST. HE gathered cherry-stones, and carved Into fine semblances of flies and flowers; them quaintly With subtle skill he even imaged ..."
2. The microscope and its revelations by William Benjamin Carpenter (1856)
"Section of cherry stone, culling the cells transversely. Fio. 156. Section of f.\/quilla AV, in the direction of the long diameters of the cells. which ..."
3. The British Journal of Homoeopathy edited by John James Drysdale, Robert Ellis Dudgeon, Richard Hughes, John Rutherfurd Russell (1863)
""SINGULAR DEATH FROM A CHERRY-STONE:"* WITH OBSERVATIONS THEREON. By DR. TUTHILL MASSY. THE case printed below has brought to my memory one of a very unique ..."
4. A Biennial Retrospect of Medicine, Surgery and Their Allied Sciences by New Sydenham Society (1875)
"Mr. Barwell records a case. (' Clin. Soc. Trans.,' vi, 1zo.) Cherry-stone in right bronchus ; tracheotomy ; removal of foreign body; ..."
5. The History and Topography of the County of Clare: From the Earliest Times by James Frost (1893)
"A frigate with guns, cut out of a cherry stone. 4. Another cherry stone hath on ... On another cherry stone, in the sixth part of it, is carved a king in a ..."
6. Passages from the American Note-books of Nathaniel Hawthorne by Nathaniel Hawthorne (1868)
"... in the accomplishment of some mechanical trifle,—as in making a miniature coach to be drawn by fleas, or a dinner-service to be put into a cherry-stone. ..."