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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
adjective Ston"y
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  1. Of or pertaining to stone, consisting of, or abounding in, stone or stones; resembling stone; hard; as, a stony tower; a stony cave; stony ground; a stony crust.
  2. Converting into stone; petrifying; petrific."The stony dart of senseless cold." [Spenser.]
  3. Inflexible; cruel; unrelenting; pitiless; obdurate; perverse; cold; morally hard; appearing as if petrified; as, a stony heart; a stony gaze.

Etymology: AS. stānig. See Stone

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. Hard as granite
  2. Showing unfeeling resistance to tender feelings
  3. Abounding in rocks or stones ("stony ground")
Wiktionary

From Middle English stoni, stani, from Old English stāniġ, stǣniġ (“stony, rocky”), from Proto-Germanic *stainagaz (“stony”), equivalent to stone +‎ -y. Cognate with Scots stany (“stony”), West Frisian stienich (“stony”), Dutch stenig (“stony, metalled”), German steinig (“stony, rocky, gravelly”), Swedish stenig (“stony, rocky, pebbly”).

Notable Persons Named Stony

Stony is a hip hop music rapper, singer, writer, record producer, and rapping. They plays Bass, drums, guitar, synthesizer, sequencer, sampler, vocals, Music sequencer, and Sampling (music). Their ongoing career started in 2011. Stony was given the name Thorsteinn Baldvinsson on March 9th, 1993 in Reykjavík, Iceland.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Stony

Stony is a hip hop music rapper, singer, writer, record producer, and rapping. They plays Bass, drums, guitar, synthesizer, sequencer, sampler, vocals, Music sequencer, and Sampling (music). Their ongoing career started in 2011. Stony was given the name Thorsteinn Baldvinsson on March 9th, 1993 in Reykjavík, Iceland.

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Fun Facts about the name Stony

  • How Popular is the name Stony? Stony is the 22,803rd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Stony have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 275 babies born with the first name Stony in the United States. That's more than enough people named Stony to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Stony? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1938 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Stony first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Stony is Friday, July 7th, 1882.
  • What year had the most people named Stony born? The highest recorded use of the first name Stony was in 1963 with a total of 20 babies.
  • Random Stony Factoid: According to the 1978 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Stony is not a popular baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 1978.
  • Weird things about the name Stony: Your name in reverse order is Ynots. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Osytn. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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