from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Steen, Jan 1626?-1679. Dutch genre painter known for his humorous and moralistic depictions of domestic life and revelry, including Village Wedding (1635) and Flemish Feast in an Inn (1674).

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A vessel of clay or stone.
  • n. A wall of brick, stone, or cement, used as a lining, as of a well, cistern, etc.; a steening.
  • transitive v. To line, as a well, with brick, stone, or other hard material.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To stone; pelt with stones.
  • To fit with stones; mend, line, pave, etc., with stones.
  • n. A stone.
  • n. A kind of jar or urn of baked clay or of stone, of the general type of the sepulchral urns of the Romans.
  • n. A large box of stones used for pressing cheese in making it.

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

  • n. Dutch genre painter (1626-1679)


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