Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Any plant of the genus Saxifraga; saxifrage.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The meadow-saxifrage, Saxifraga granulata: so called from the virtue, according to the doctrine of signatures, of its pebble-like bulbs against calculus. The name is also a general equivalent of saxifrage.

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Examples

  • Daddy, have you any stone-break grass? 'he asked after a pause.

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  • Anyhow next morning come in good time, and where the fence is broken there you'll find the stone-break grass lying.

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  • Well, she'll come, go round it, and then will go off to find the stone-break grass and will bring some along and destroy the fence.

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  • Anyhow next morning come in good time, and where the fence is broken there you’ll find the stone-break grass lying.

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  • Well, she’ll come, go round it, and then will go off to find the stone-break grass and will bring some along and destroy the fence.

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  • Daddy, have you any stone-break grass?’ he asked after a pause.

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