stoneface


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Noun1.stoneface - any plant of the genus Lithops native to Africa having solitary yellow or white flowers and thick leaves that resemble stonesstoneface - any plant of the genus Lithops native to Africa having solitary yellow or white flowers and thick leaves that resemble stones
genus Lithops - genus of stemless South African succulents
succulent - a plant adapted to arid conditions and characterized by fleshy water-storing tissues that act as water reservoirs
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HIS guard dropped and Old Stoneface become a big softie yesterday as tears welled in his eyes and a beaming smile crept across his face.
Most wishes end up wishy-washy anyway, so I can make nice and tolerate Old Stoneface.
In its 19 years it's birthed several hit shows, most recently Stoneface, Vanessa Claire Stewart's play about the life and times of Buster Keaton, which moved to a contract run at the Pasadena Playhouse.
In those days Lester Piggott combed the skies like a searchlight trying to pinpoint bombers when looking for Derby rides and he swooped to replace Jimmy Bleasdale on Shotgun, but even Old Stoneface, worth a good 7lb around Epsom, could fare no better than fourth behind the spectacular Shergar.
It famously takes a lot to make the Scot smile in public, and even winning a first grand slam title did not have him beaming from ear to ear, for which he jokingly blamed coach Ivan Lendl, nicknamed Stoneface for his lack of emotion.
The jockey was Old Stoneface himself Lester Piggott and the trainer was Vincent O'Brien.
That was, we learn elsewhere, in 1688, when the Commander of the City Watch, known as Old Stoneface, was Suffer-Not-Injustice Vimes (FC 51).
Known as The Great Stoneface, who starred in the 1927 film The General?
LES Fitton silenced the John Lowe fan club with a comprehensive 4-1 victory against Old Stoneface in the second round of the Ladbrokes.
Stoneface inductive proximity sensors are robust devices offering durability similar to stainless steel face sensors.
TURCK introduces Stoneface inductive proximity sensors.
Sampras, who has built a reputation as the unemotional stoneface of tennis, was so elated that he followed the example of women's winner Venus Williams by clambering up into the stands to embrace his parents, Sam and Georgia, after sealing match-point just before dusk set in.