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also ston·ey  (stō′nē)
adj. ston·i·er, ston·i·est
a. Covered with or full of stones: a stony shore.
b. Made of or resembling stone: stony detritus; stony concrete.
a. Unfeeling or hardhearted; unemotional or unsympathetic: "Her tears had dried and she felt a stony kind of calm" (Adam Haslett).
b. Exhibiting no feeling or warmth; impassive: a stony expression.
c. Emotionally numbing or paralyzing: a stony feeling of fear.
3. Slang Relating to or indulging in the use of marijuana.

ston′i·ly adv.
ston′i·ness n.


(Peoples) a member of a Native Canadian people of Alberta
[from Siouan]
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Here, too, the bride's aunt and next relation; a widowed female of a Medusa sort, in a stoney cap, glaring petrifaction at her fellow- creatures.
The stoney aunt has likewise an injurious way of rejecting all dishes whereof Lady Tippins partakes: saying aloud when they are proffered to her, 'No, no, no, not for me.
And so, Lady Tippins, quite undetermined whether today is the day before yesterday, or the day after to-morrow, or the week after next, fades away; and Mortimer Lightwood and Eugene fade away, and Twemlow fades away, and the stoney aunt goes away--she declines to fade, proving rock to the last--and even the unknowns are slowly strained off, and it is all over.
Stoney would love to have the family along for the ride, but she simply could not afford it.
Stoney added: "They've given me added motivation to do well.
It's something we sat down and discussed and we decided not to, just because financially I couldn't afford to take them," Stoney said.
Stoney said: "It is something we sat down and discussed and we decided not to, just because financially, I could not afford to take them.
England's Stoney "I want to make them proud, and I go out every day with that motivation now.
Stoney was quoted to have said, "In this day and times, when life has become all the more stressful and challenging, relationship and human bonding have become more crucial to survive the hardships of life, almost every day in and day out.
Consul General Peter Kujawinski, Alberta Education Minister Gordon Dirks, chiefs of the Stoney Nakoda Nation, representatives from Canadian government offices of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada.
The magnitude of this new agreement between Huatong and the Stoney Nations will hopefully bring us one step closer to self-sufficiency for our nation and people, Chief of the Chiniki Nation Bruce Labelle told CBC.
LOS ANGELES, March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Among the most highly anticipated films to be released in 2014, Stoney Lake Entertainment announces the full-length action-adventure motion picture LEFT BEHIND.