"stoning" in the noun sense
1. stoning, lapidation
the act of pelting with stones punishment inflicted by throwing stones at the victim (even unto death)
"stoning" in the verb sense
1. stone, lapidate
kill by throwing stones at
"People wanted to stone the woman who had a child out of wedlock"
2. pit, stone
remove the pits from
"pit plums and cherries"
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