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Human beings have, since the beginning of the world, stoned their prophets.

Bunyan says, indeed, that 'he was stoned as often as he showed himself in the streets.'

Add the cherries (stoned), and stew for a quarter of an hour.

In what place were they first worshipped as gods and then stoned?

They stoned him then, and he died—died, but never doubted he was sent.

The three men—ambassadors, mark you—were slain, stoned to death.

Fine, chopped, stoned raisins may be used instead of almonds.

We'd be stoned, and, if possible, swept off the very face of the earth.

I am a believer and the Stoned One can not touch my forehead.

After 1520 he writes again and again: 'I am stoned every day'.

WORD ORIGIN

"drunk, intoxicated with narcotics," 1930s slang, from stone (v.); stoner "stuporous person" is from 1960s.

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