stonework
noun Date: before 12th century 1. a structure or part built of stone ; masonry 2. the shaping, preparation, or setting of stone

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Stonework — Stone work , n. Work or wall consisting of stone; mason s work of stone. Mortimer. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stonework — ► NOUN 1) the parts of a building that are made of stone. 2) the work of a mason …   English terms dictionary

  • stonework — [stōn′wʉrk΄] n. 1. the art or process of working in stone, as in masonry or jewelry 2. something made or built in stone; specif., masonry 3. [pl.] a place where masonry stone is cut and dressed …   English World dictionary

  • stonework — [[t]sto͟ʊnwɜː(r)k[/t]] N UNCOUNT Stonework consists of objects or parts of a building that are made of stone. ...the crumbling stonework of the derelict church. Syn: masonry …   English dictionary

  • stonework — stoneworker, n. /stohn werrk /, n. 1. any construction, as walls or the like, of stone; stone masonry. 2. the techniques, processes, work, or art of dressing, setting, or designing in stone. 3. Usually, stoneworks. (usually used with a sing. v.)… …   Universalium

  • stonework — noun a) Constructions made of stone. b) The skills of constructing with stone, stonecraft …   Wiktionary

  • stonework — stone|work [ˈstəunwə:k US ˈstounwə:rk] n [U] the parts of a building that are made of stone …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • stonework — stone|work [ stoun,wɜrk ] noun uncount the parts of a building that are made of stone …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • stonework — n. art of cutting and shaping stone, stonecutting; something made of stone …   English contemporary dictionary

  • stonework — noun 1》 the parts of a building that are made of stone. 2》 the work of a mason. Derivatives stoneworker noun …   English new terms dictionary

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