Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A memorial stone set at the head of a grave.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The principal stone in a foundation; the chief stone, as the corner-stone of a building, or the keystone of an arch. See cut under arch.
  • noun A stone, usually inscribed, set at the head of a grave.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The principal stone in a foundation; the chief or corner stone.
  • noun The stone at the head of a grave.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A gravestone, a grave marker: a monument traditionally made of stone placed at the head of a grave.

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

  • noun a stone that is used to mark a grave
  • noun the central building block at the top of an arch or vault

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