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Stonish  adj.  Stony. (R.) "Possessed with stonish insensibility."






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Stonish" Quotes from Famous Books



... 'You 'stonish me!' answered Leonora, with a smile that captivated the Boshman. It is a rule among the tribes of Kokoatinaland, and in Africa generally, to greet a new acquaintance with a verbal play on his name.[3] Owing to our insular ignorance, and the difficulty ...
— HE • Andrew Lang

... he snapped in answer. "Why, 'twas nob'but yester' morn' he says in his nasty way, 'David, ma gran' fellow, hoo ye work! ye 'stonish me!' And on ma word, Maggie"—there were tears in the great boy's eyes—"ma back was nigh broke wi' toilin'. And the Terror, he stands by and shows his teeth, and looks at me as much as to say, 'Some day, by the grace ...
— Bob, Son of Battle • Alfred Ollivant



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