Main meanings of date stone in English

: date stone1date stone2

date stone1

noun

  • The stone of a date.

Origin

Late Middle English; earliest use found in Liber de Diversis Medicinis. From date + stone.

Pronunciation

date stone

/ˈdeɪt stəʊn/

Main meanings of date stone in English

: date stone1date stone2

date stone2

noun

  • An engraved stone embedded in a building or other structure, commemorating the date of construction and sometimes bearing other information, as the name or initials of the original owner, builder, etc.

Origin

Early 19th century. From date + stone.

Pronunciation

date stone

/ˈdeɪt stəʊn/