Definition of Carved in stone

1. Adjective. No longer changeable. "The agreement is not yet set in stone"

Exact synonyms: Set In Stone
Similar to: Unchangeable



Definition of Carved in stone

1. Adjective. (idiomatic) unchangeable ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Carved In Stone

caruncula lacrimalis
caruncula salivaris
caruncula sublingualis
caruncular
carunculate
carunculated
carunculous
carvable
carvacrol
carvacrols
carve
carve out
carve up
carved
carved in stone (current term)
carvedilol
carvel
carvel-built
carvelbuilt
carvels
carven
carvene
carveol
carveols
carveout
carveouts
carver
carveries
carvers

Literary usage of Carved in stone

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1. English Poetry (1170-1892) by John Matthews Manley, Manly, John Matthews, 1865-1940 (1907)
"4 Since he could not embrace it flushed and warm He has carved in stone the perfect form. Who gives the fine report of the feast ? ..."

2. London: Being an Accurate History and Description of the British Metropolis by David Hughson (1807)
"... on five twisted marble columns, in appearance like a small cloyster, where laid the figure of Sir William Weston, carved in stone, in his shroud. ..."

3. The Antiquary by Edward Walford, John Charles Cox, George Latimer Apperson (1902)
"Above part of one side remains, the one in the the doorway, carved in stone, are the arms of the Parker family, much obliterated by time. ..."

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