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Stone

A unit of weight equivalent to 14 pounds.
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LFA criteriawas used, such as heat stress, soil water balance, drainage and stoniness, member states should be given flexibility to reflect their own handicaps, he said.
19) Readers of the passage find different meanings of the stoniness of women here: while Kenneth Gross takes it as a chiastic relation, Joseph B.
A psychological process towards eventual healing is described via physical journeys (first to the Richtersveld and then through West Africa), a focus on the stoniness of the land, on rivers (first the Orange or "Great Gariep", and later the Niger), living "above" and "below" ground (the poet as wife versus the poet as as writer).
There is, however, a certain stoniness to Professor Woolhouse's Locke.