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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR HEAD STONE

The stone which the builders refused is become the head stone of the corner.

Verses in honor of Paine have been written on the head stone.

As he did so, the defendant's counsel remarked: "The Stone which the builders refused is become the head Stone of the corner."

A man that gits only one from it won't need nothin' more'n a head stone and his name crossed offen the roster.

As she raised her head Stone caught sight of the tiny mole under the lobe of her left ear.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1400, "cornerstone," from head (adj.) + stone (n.). Meaning "upright stone at the head of a grave" is 1775, from head (n.).