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1. One that cuts or carves stone.
2. A machine that is used to dress stone.

stone′cut′ting n.
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1. (Building) a person who is skilled in cutting and carving stone
2. (Building) a machine used to dress stone
ˈstoneˌcutting n
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(ˈstoʊnˌkʌt ər)

a person or machine that cuts, carves, or dresses stone.
stone′cut`ting, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.stonecutter - someone who cuts or carves stonestonecutter - someone who cuts or carves stone  
quarrier, quarryman - a man who works in a quarry
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[ˈstəʊnˌkʌtəʳ] n (person) → scalpellino; (machine) → mola
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References in classic literature ?
There could not have been more fragments of stone strewn broadcast over this part of the world, if every ten square feet of the land had been occupied by a separate and distinct stonecutter's establishment for an age.
The sea-winds coming ashore on Stonecutter's point, fresh from the fierce turmoil of the waves, howled violently at the unmoved heaps of black boulders holding up steadily short-armed, high crosses against the tremendous rush of the invisible.
There are native tanners, shoemakers, weavers, blacksmiths, stonecutters, and other artificers attached to each establishment.
Balcom, a promising young architect, designs it on the back of his Vitruvius, with hard pencil and ruler, and the job is let out to Dobson & Sons, stonecutters. When the thirty centuries begin to look down on it, mankind begin to look up at it.
The men were employed as shoemakers, ropemakers, blacksmiths, tailors, carpenters, and stonecutters; and in building a new prison, which was pretty far advanced towards completion.
The 1860 'Convention of Peking'' ceded Kowloon Peninsula and Stonecutter's Island and the 1898 'Convention for the Extension of Hong Kong Territory' gave a 99-year lease of the New Territories and outlying islands until 1997.
Prosecuting Nicholas Johnson said they also escaped with ammunition, a stonecutter saw, cash, car keys and mobile telephones.
The long and tedious process reminds me of what 19th century social reformer Jacob Riis wrote: "When nothing seems to help, I go and look at a stonecutter hammering away at his rock perhaps a hundred times without as much as a crack showing in it.
The tracks are "Wake Up the Dream", "Where Did the Magic Go", "Makeshift Spaceship", "Dreaming Again", "The Stonecutter", "You Caught My Eye", "Black & White Squares", "Broken Dreams", "Tomorrow's Yesterday", and "Story / Tellers".
Meet Me in the Strange, the first novel in a decade by the author of Stonecutter (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2002/ VOYA December 2002), is set in a retro-futuristic Euro city populated by punkinspired glam-fans.
Born in 1475, Michelangelo was introduced to sculpture by his nursemaid, the wife of a stonecutter.
The Boston Review, Spoon River Review, StoneCutter, and The New Republic have published her poems, and her book Visualize Comfort: Healing and the Unconscious Mind is forthcoming from the Belladonna Collaborative/Wide Reality in summer 2017.