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Meaning of HEADSTONE

Pronunciation:  'hed`stown

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a stone that is used to mark a grave
  2. [n]  the central building block at the top of an arch or vault
 

HEADSTONE is a 9 letter word that starts with H.

 

 Synonyms: gravestone, keystone, tombstone
 
 See Also: arch, building block, coign, coigne, grave, memorial, monument, quoin, stone, tomb

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Head"stone`\, n.
1. The principal stone in a foundation; the chief or corner
   stone. --Ps. cxviii. 22.

2. The stone at the head of a grave.

 
Dream Dictionary
 
 Definition: Seeing a headstone in your dream, represents a forgotten or buried aspect of yourself which you need to acknowledge. Consider also the message on the headstone. It may indicate a statement about your life and its condition.
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: arch, barrow, boundary stone, brass, bust, cairn, cenotaph, column, cornerstone, cromlech, cross, cup, cyclolith, dolmen, first stone, footstone, foundation stone, grave, gravestone, hoarstone, inscription, keystone, ledger, marker, mausoleum, megalith, memento, memorial, memorial arch, memorial column, memorial statue, memorial stone, menhir, monolith, monument, mound, necrology, obelisk, obituary, pillar, plaque, prize, pyramid, quoin, reliquary, remembrance, ribbon, rostral column, shaft, shrine, stela, stone, stupa, tablet, testimonial, tomb, tombstone, tope, trophy
 

 

 

 

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