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

  • noun A stone placed over a grave as a marker; a tombstone.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A stone laid over a grave, or erected near it (commonly at its head), in memory of the dead.

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

  • noun A stone laid over, or erected near, a grave, usually with an inscription, to preserve the memory of the dead; a tombstone.

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

  • noun A stone slab set at the head of a grave.

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

  • noun a stone that is used to mark a grave


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