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Stone

A unit of weight equivalent to 14 pounds.
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Aimee can thus be associated with the image of Kaiser's stoneless peaches, which replace the real peach with "a ball of damp, sweet cotton-wool" (74): the human being that should be Aimee is mere flesh, housing nothing.
Since Burbank's death in 1927, we've only been able to find three sources of his stoneless plums in germplasm repositories, and it's not yet clear if they are all the same," says Dardick.
earrings, a necklace, a watch and a stoneless ring--
INGREDIENTS: 350g stale brown bread 2 large eggs 100g sugar 125g melted butter 100g dried mixed fruit 100g dried chopped apricots 50g chopped, stoneless prunes 50g dried sour cherries 1tsp cinnamon 1 /2tsp allspice 1 /2tsp mixed spice 2tbsp milk *optional .
The Brock Performance Turf Underlayment, a stoneless impact and drainage layer, specifically for use under synthetic turf, takes just two days to install.
She was beautiful in her plain white dress, the sunlight catching the dots of silver in the stoneless earrings she wore.
After a succession of conceits--flowers of artificial color like women with too much make-up, stoneless cherries, the eunuchs in the harem--the poem suddenly drops its tone of clever mockery:
The coup de grace for New England farmers, though, was the discovery that endless plains of rich, stoneless farmland lay just beyond the Appalachian highlands to the west.