One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘a gang of youths threw stones and missiles at police officers’
rock, pebble, boulder
cobbles, gravel, scree
2‘a memorial stone had been erected in place of the wooden cross’
gravestone, headstone, tombstone
tablet, monument, monolith, obelisk
3‘cracked paving stones’
slab, flagstone, flag, sett
4‘a gold ring with a small red stone’
gem, gemstone, jewel, precious stone, semi-precious stone, brilliant
informal rock, sparkler
5‘cut the fruit in half and remove the stones’
kernel, seed, pip, pit
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