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

  • adjective Worn, stained, or warped by or as if by exposure to weather; seasoned.
  • adjective Architecture Sloped to shed water.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Discolored or disintegrated by the action of the elements: said sometimes of surfaces of wood, but oftener of Stones or rocks.
  • Seasoned by exposure to the air or the weather.
  • In architecture, having a slope or inclination to prevent the lodgment of water: noting surfaces approximately or theoretically horizontal, as those of window-sills, the tops of cornices, and the upper surface of flat stone-work.

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

  • adjective (Arch.) Made sloping, so as to throw off water.
  • adjective (Geol.) Having the surface altered in color, texture, or composition, or the edges rounded off by exposure to the elements.

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

  • adjective worn by weather; as of rocks, stone, etc.
  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of weather.

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

  • adjective worn by exposure to the weather


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