Definition of Meerestone

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

Exact synonyms: Mearstone, Merestone
Generic synonyms: Landmark



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Meerestone

meekly
meekness
meeknesses
meeks
meemie
meemies
meep
meeped
meeping
meeple
meeples
meer
meercat
meercats
meered
meerestone (current term)
meering
meerkat
meerkats
meers
meerschaum
meerschaums
meese
meet
meet-and-greet
meet-up
meet-ups
meet and greet
meet cute
meet halfway

Literary usage of Meerestone

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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 ..."

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