Stone-cutter

Definitions

  • Stone-cutters Finishing the Dressing of Limestone Blocks
    Stone-cutters Finishing the Dressing of Limestone Blocks
  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Stone-cutter one whose occupation is to hew stone
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. stán; Ger. stein, Dut. steen.

Usage

In literature:

Sir, I am a stone-cutter!
"I.N.R.I." by Peter Rosegger
Weavers and stone-cutters, gardeners, husbandmen, and sailors hailed him as their teacher and patron.
"History Of Egypt, Chaldæa, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria, Volume 3 (of 12)" by G. Maspero
Then came a crash, as the cutter hit a hidden stone and drove straight for the sand pit.
"The Bobbsey Twins" by Laura Lee Hope
Diamond-cutters seldom spend more than two weeks in polishing a good stone.
"Pathfinders of the West" by A. C. Laut
As Lord Chesterfield said of Roubiliac, 'he was the only statuary of his day; all other artists were mere stone-cutters.
"Art in England" by Dutton Cook
They are called stone-cutters, and they were hewing them.
"Berties Home" by Madeline Leslie
He struck down a warder with a stone-cutter's axe and jumped overboard.
"The Land of the Kangaroo" by Thomas Wallace Knox
His father was a stone-cutter, and two other sons in the family were artists.
"A History of Art for Beginners and Students" by Clara Erskine Clement
At length, it was proposed by Dan Tyron to send for the stone cutter, and get him to cut them out of the wall with a chisel.
"The Book of Anecdotes and Budget of Fun;" by Various
The only bricks seen in this part of the wall were on the south side, bounding Stone-cutters' Alley.
"Old and New London" by Walter Thornbury
But the operations of this useful artificer were even more difficult than those of the stone-cutters.
"Smeaton and Lighthouses" by John Smeaton
Wonderful results were indeed obtained by the stone-cutters of the sixteenth century.
"Cathedrals of Spain" by John A. (John Allyne) Gade
The whole of this part of the town is now occupied by stone-cutters' yards.
"Toilers of the Sea" by Victor Hugo
There is quite a difference between a sculptor and a stone-cutter.
"The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Vol. 8 (of 12) Dresden Edition--Interviews" by Robert G. Ingersoll
Stones and balls continued to be exchanged till the cutter came to our assistance.
"Narrative of the surveying voyages of His Majesty's ships Adventure and Beagle, between the years 1826 and 1836" by Robert FitzRoy
In the absence of stone-cutters, let a cyclopedia furnish from its cold-storage vaults some preliminary fundamentals.
"The Army Mule and Other War Sketches" by Henry A. Castle
It is said a late Lord Mayor of London was formerly a stone-cutter at this harbour, and that he subsequently acquired great wealth.
"Guernsey Pictorial Directory and Stranger's Guide" by Thomas Bellamy
Very few stone-cutters attempt the execution of work so very difficult.
"Popular Technology; Volume 2" by Edward Hazen
Send it along quick, please, 'Floy'; the stone-cutter is at work now.
"Ruth Hall" by Fanny Fern
We come to where the carvers and stone-cutters are at work.
"Over the Ocean" by Curtis Guild
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In news:

Applied Diamond Tools/Toolocity.com of Chesterfield, MO, has introduced the Cutter's Way 5-inch Wet Stone Cutter to the market.
This wet stone cutter is ideal for cutting a variety of stones such as granite, marble, limestone and slate.
The Stone Horse 23, a classic cutter-rigged pocket cruiser, can take you safely far afield.
On Medina Street in South Philly you aren't likely to find a tanner or a basket weaver or a potter or a rug maker or soup ladler, a knife sharpener or stone cutter.
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