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- n. The state or quality of being stony.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The quality or state of being stony.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The quality of being stony: as, the stoniness of ground or of fruit; stoniness of heart.
I continue to struggle with a stoniness that shuts out so many.
She suggested after-dinner strolls, picnics at the beach; with a stoniness he did not quite understand, Gavin refused her.
It is because of, rather than in spite of, this stoniness that Bella finds him irresistibly attractive.
Bella's fixation on Edward's stoniness looks a lot like a kind of fetishism.
Kenji had seen something in her then, a steeliness, a stoniness, and he had recognized it.
But compared to other parts of the Rocky Mountains, the shallowness and stoniness of soils play a relatively minor role in forest distribution.
There were lovely honeyed orange and lemon aromas and flavors, and a nice stoniness in the aftertaste.
Dekalb, Laidig, Berks, Weikert, and Lehew soils are all common and slope angle, fertility, and stoniness are limitations.
Low fertility, acidity, stoniness, and steepness are characteristics of these soils.
The Hayesville and Grimsley, Porters soils are widespread and are characterized by stoniness and steepness.
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