stone breaker


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Noun1.stone breaker - someone who breaks up stone
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
breaker, ledgeman - a quarry worker who splits off blocks of stone
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Phyllanthus niruri, commonly known as 'stone breaker', belongs to family Euphorbiaceae is an indigenous plant.
This earned him the scorn of a contemporary cartoonist who could not resist observing that such an act of vandalism was entirely appropriate for the artist celebrated for his portrait of the stone breaker. The Vendome incident would haunt Courbet for a long time, since well after he had served his prison sentence the Republican government would be dunning him (unsuccessfully) for 500,000 francs, the cost of restoring the column.
In a poignant ceremony at the Stone Breakers' Yard in Dublin's Kilmainham Gaol, the President was flanked by a military guard of honour drawn from the Defence Forces cadet school.