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STONY, adjective [G.]

1. Made of stone; as a stony tower.

2. Consisting of stone; as a stony cave.

3. Full of stones; abounding with stones; as stony ground.

4. Petrifying; as the stony dart of senseless cold.

5. Hard; cruel; unrelenting; pitiless; as a stony heart.

6. Insensible; obdurate; perverse; morally hard.