Definition of Meerestone
1. Noun. An old term for a landmark that consisted of a pile of stones surmounted by an upright slab.
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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 ..."