Definition of Meerestone
1. Noun. An old term for a landmark that consisted of a pile of stones surmounted by an upright slab.
Lexicographical Neighbors of Meerestone
meerestone (current term)
meet and greet
Literary usage of Meerestone
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Glossary of Words Used in the Wapentakes of Manley and Corringham by Edward Peacock (1877)
"... where the river- bank broke and caused a great inundation in the middle of the last century. meerestone, a boundary stone. ..."
2. The Borough of Stoke-upon-Trent, in the Commencement of the Reign of by John Ward (1843)
"... soe straight up the Stubbs to a great whore and meerestone, then up the bank to Robert Machin's Harris field and along that to the top of the Harriss ..."