Stonecutting Stone"cut`ting, n. Hewing or dressing stone. [1913 Webster]

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  • stonecutting — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ noun : the art or process of cutting, carving, or dressing stone * * * stoneˈcutting noun • • • Main Entry: ↑stone …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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

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  • Broach — Broach, n. [OE. broche, F. broche, fr. LL. brocca; prob. of Celtic origin; cf. W. proc thrust, stab, Gael. brog awl. Cf. {Brooch}.] 1. A spit. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] He turned a broach that had worn a crown. Bacon. [1913 Webster] 2. An awl; a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Crandall — Cran dall (kr[a^]n dal), n. [Prob. from Crandall, a proper name.] (Stonecutting) A kind of hammer having a head formed of a group of pointed steel bars, used for dressing ashlar, etc. v. t. To dress with a crandall. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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