noun Date: 1540 1. one that cuts, carves, or dresses stone 2. a machine for dressing stone • stonecutting noun

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  • Stonecutter — Stone cut ter, n. One whose occupation is to cut stone; also, a machine for dressing stone. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stonecutter — [stōn′kut΄ər] n. a person or machine that cuts and dresses stone stonecutting n …   English World dictionary

  • Stonecutter — A Stonecutter is a person who carries on the trade of stonecutting or stonemasonry. Stonecutter or Stonecutters may also refer to: * Stonecutter, one of twelve magical Swords in the Books of the Swords series * The Stonecutter , a Japanese… …   Wikipedia

  • stonecutter — stonecutting, n. /stohn kut euhr/, n. 1. a person who cuts or carves stone. 2. a machine for cutting or dressing stone. [1530 40; STONE + CUTTER] * * * …   Universalium

  • stonecutter — noun a) Somebody who cuts, carves or dresses stone. b) A machine that is used to cut stone or concrete. Syn: mason, stonemason …   Wiktionary

  • stonecutter — Synonyms and related words: accountant, amanuensis, archivist, bookkeeper, carver, chaser, clay modeler, clerk, documentalist, earth artist, engraver, figurer, figuriste, filing clerk, gem carver, graver, librarian, marker, mason, modeler, molder …   Moby Thesaurus

  • stonecutter — n. one who cuts or carves stone; machine for facing stone …   English contemporary dictionary

  • stonecutter — stone•cut•ter [[t]ˈstoʊnˌkʌt ər[/t]] n. a person or machine that cuts, carves, or dresses stone • Etymology: 1530–40 stone′cut ting, n …   From formal English to slang

  • stonecutter — /ˈstoʊnkʌtə/ (say stohnkutuh) noun 1. Also, stone dresser /ˈstoʊn drɛsə/ (say stohn dresuh). someone who cuts or carves stone in preparation for building. 2. a machine for cutting or dressing stone …   Australian English dictionary

  • stonecutter — n. a person or machine that cuts or carves stone …   Useful english dictionary

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