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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 stony /ˈstoni/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ston·y a. [Compar. Stonier superl. Stoniest.]
 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.
 Stony coral. Zool. Same as Stone coral, under Stone.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: abounding in rocks or stones; "rocky fields"; "stony
             ground"; "bouldery beaches" [syn: rocky, bouldery,
      2: showing unfeeling resistance to tender feelings; "the
         child's misery would move even the most obdurate heart"
         [syn: flinty, obdurate]
      3: hard as granite; "a granitic fist" [syn: granitic, granitelike,
      [also: stoniest, stonier]