Synonyms for hailstone

Grammar : Noun
Spell : heyl-stohn
Phonetic Transcription : ˈheɪlˌstoʊn

Top 10 synonyms for hailstone Other synonyms for the word hailstone

Définition of hailstone

Origin :
  • Old English hagolstan; see hail (n.) + stone (n.).
  • As in ice : noun frozen water
Example sentences :
  • Fassig lists a quartz pebble, found in a hailstone (Bibliography, part 2-355).
  • Extract from : « The Book of the Damned » by Charles Fort
  • The famous collection of the late Mrs. Hailstone was sold in 1909.
  • Extract from : « Chats on Old Lace and Needlework » by Emily Leigh Lowes
  • From a broadside in Mr. Hailstone's coll., collated with one penes me.
  • Extract from : « The Ballads and Songs of Yorkshire » by C. J. Davison Ingledew
  • This hailstone is said to have fallen upon the estate of Mr. Moffat of Ord.
  • Extract from : « Nature's Miracles, Volume 1 » by Elisha Gray
  • My orderly picked up one hailstone outside and brought it in to us.
  • Extract from : « Life in an Indian Outpost » by Gordon Casserly
  • One of our men received a severe bruise on his head, caused by a hailstone.
  • Extract from : « Journal of a Trip to California » by Charles W. Smith
  • Bozeman is only three miles from here, yet not one hailstone, not one drop of rain did they get there.
  • Extract from : « Army Letters from an Officer's Wife, 1871-1888 » by Frances M.A. Roe
  • Even as the slinger distinctly sends the stone out of his sling, so the path of every hailstone is marked by the Divine power.
  • Extract from : « Talks To Farmers » by Charles Haddon Spurgeon
  • A thunder-storm came on at this moment, and such a heavy hail-storm that every hailstone weighed a pennyweight.
  • Extract from : « Heimskringla » by Snorri Sturlason
  • A deadly fear struck on Neville's heart, cold as a hailstone on an opening rose.
  • Extract from : « Sir Christopher » by Maud Wilder Goodwin

Antonyms for hailstone

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