from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. As still as a stone.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Still as a stone; absolutely motionless, silent, etc.


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  • William stood stone-still, staring at her in stunned silence.

    Dragon Warrior

  • Maddy also looked at William, only to find him standing stone-still, his deep blue eyes guardedly haunted.

    Dragon Warrior

  • Cadfael drew up the sheet again over the stone-still face.

    A River So Long

  • As quiet as they become, stone-still as they hold, he knows where each one of them is.

    Moving Among Them

  • Everything was stone-still, like the moon and its light and the shadows.

    War and Peace

  • Standing stone-still and staring at his woman, Callum was appalled.

    Loving the Highlander

  • But the stone-still man in the bed remained silent.


  • Today her shining black hair was piled high atop her head, emphasizing the filigree earrings that hung straight and still from her stone-still head.

    Death on the River Walk

  • He was stone-still and his expression was curious -- poised and frozen -- al-most as if he heard something the rest of them couldn't.

    The Man From High Mountain

  • Cinta sat stone-still, her gaze moving back and forth between Gubber and Tonya.

    Roger MacBride


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