headstone

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  • noun

Synonyms for headstone

Synonyms for headstone

the central building block at the top of an arch or vault

a stone that is used to mark a grave

References in classic literature ?
They turned in at the gate and passed under the shaded knoll where, enclosed in a low fence, the Frome grave-stones slanted at crazy angles through the snow.
Captain Bonneville mentions another geological phenomenon north of Red River, where the surface of the earth, in considerable tracts of country, is covered with broad slabs of sandstone, having the form and position of grave-stones, and looking as if they had been forced up by some subterranean agitation.
SPIKE Milligan was once asked what he wanted on his grave-stone.
Now just let us hope we beat Lithuania and scores elsewhere go our way because no-one could handle another epitaph on another European competition grave-stone that reads ``Here lies Scotland, glorious failures.
But Bernadette's angry because the 40-year-old grave-stone is part of a family plot.
A number of grave-stones belonged to Greek Orthodox people in the cemetery on the island were damaged on October 28.
Any biographical information, locations of grave-stones or details of their inscriptions would also be most welcome and gratefully received.