stepping-stone love


from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A raised stone in a stream or in a swampy place designed to save the feet in walking.
  • noun A horse-block.
  • noun An aid or means by which an end may be accomplished or an object gained; an assistance to progress.

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

  • noun A stone to raise the feet above the surface of water or mud in walking.
  • noun Fig.: A means of progress or advancement.

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

  • noun Alternative form of stepping stone.

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

  • noun a stone in a marsh or shallow water that can be stepped on in crossing
  • noun any means of advancement


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