stepping-stone love

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  • n. Alternative form of stepping stone.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A stone to raise the feet above the surface of water or mud in walking.
  • n. Fig.: A means of progress or advancement.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A raised stone in a stream or in a swampy place designed to save the feet in walking.
  • n. A horse-block.
  • n. An aid or means by which an end may be accomplished or an object gained; an assistance to progress.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a stone in a marsh or shallow water that can be stepped on in crossing
  • n. any means of advancement

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