Main definitions of date stone in English

: date stone1date stone2

date stone1

Pronunciation /ˈdeɪt stəʊn/

noun

  • The stone of a date.

Origin

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

Main definitions of date stone in English

: date stone1date stone2

date stone2

Pronunciation /ˈdeɪt stəʊn/

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.