from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. One that cuts or carves stone.
- n. A machine that is used to dress stone.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Somebody who cuts, carves or dresses stone.
- n. A machine that is used to cut stone or concrete.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One whose occupation is to cut stone; also, a machine for dressing stone.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One whose occupation it is to hew or cut stones for building, ornamental, or other purposes.
- n. A machine for shaping or facing stones.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. someone who cuts or carves stone
At the time, for a Midwestern kid from "stonecutter" Bedford, Indiana, it was kind of like going to work for Google today.
"I think the stonecutter is another perfect metaphor for the process of growing into our full potential.
Rayon Richards for The Wall Street Journal The historic home was built around 1838 by renowned Newburgh architect and stonecutter Thornton M.
The historic home was built around 1838 by renowned Newburgh architect and stonecutter Thornton M.
Though beloved by many theater-goers, he once told the Buffalo News that he felt like a "medieval stonecutter, hacking away in the dark corner of an abandoned monastery, while everyone else is outside, having fun in the Renaissance."
Etymologically, the master mason was not only the chief stonecutter but also the "master of machines." back
Prince George's, like many locales with plenty of undeveloped land, has a tradition of corruption stretching back 40 years, when Jesse Baggett, a stonecutter-turned-county commissioner, was convicted of trading a favor to a developer for a $3,500 tractor.
Stonecutter: Artist John J. Muth and writer John Kuramoto adapt a Chinese folk tale about a stonecutter who seeks greater power in life by taking on new roles and finding disappointment in them.
The stonecutter / New York : Feiwel and Friends, 2009
A visitor to the site of where one of the medieval cathedrals was being built asked a stonecutter what he was doing.