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

stone′cut′ting n.


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


(ˈstoʊnˌkʌt ər)

a person or machine that cuts, carves, or dresses stone.
stone′cut`ting, n.
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


[ˈstəʊnˌkʌtəʳ] n (person) → scalpellino; (machine) → mola
References in classic literature ?
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.
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.
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.
Chang Wu was a lowly stonecutter who worked day after day with his chisel and hammer, slowly and steadily Tssh, Tssh, .
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Rohith's mother was 'adopted' by a Vaddera caste family from a stonecutter Mala (Dalit) caste family.
The stonecutter who carved the names on the tombstones upon which the poet-narrator is brooding?
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Unfortunately, the stonecutter carving Bernoulli's tombstone made a mistake and engraved an Archimedean spiral instead of the logarithmic one Bernoulli wanted.
The church plays a role in The Birth of the Pill from its early chapters, when Sanger's stonecutter father brings a noted agnostic to speak in heavily Catholic Corning, N.
The children's talk was the story of The Stonecutter, which told of the importance of knowing your own worth.