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 for Stony
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Stony \Ston"y\, a. [Compar. Stonier; superl. Stoniest.] [AS.
     st[=a]nig. See Stone.]
     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.
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     2. Converting into stone; petrifying; petrific.
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              The stony dart of senseless cold.     --Spenser.
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     3. Inflexible; cruel; unrelenting; pitiless; obdurate;
        perverse; cold; morally hard; appearing as if petrified;
        as, a stony heart; a stony gaze.
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     Stony coral. (Zool.) Same as Stone coral, under Stone.
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