shower of stones


shower of stones
falling of stones, many stones falling at once

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • salute him with a shower of stones — greet him by throwing rocks …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Shower — Show er, n. [OE. shour, schour, AS. se?r; akin to D. schoer, G. schauer, OHG. sc?r, Icel. sk?r, Sw. skur, Goth. sk?ra windis a storm of wind; of uncertain origin.] 1. A fall or rain or hail of short duration; sometimes, but rarely, a like fall of …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • shower — 1 noun (C) 1 FOR WASHING IN a thing that you stand under to wash your whole body: Why does the phone always ring when I m in the shower? 2 ACT OF WASHING an act of washing your body while standing under a shower: I need a shower. | take a shower… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • shower — n. & v. n. 1 a brief fall of esp. rain, hail, sleet, or snow. 2 a a brisk flurry of arrows, bullets, dust, stones, sparks, etc. b a similar flurry of gifts, letters, honours, praise, etc. 3 (in full shower bath) a a cubicle, bath, etc. in which… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Stannern meteorite shower — fell on May 22 1808 into the Moravian village Stonařov (in German Stannern ), in today s Czech Republic. The fall was witnessed by many and dozens of fragments were soon collected by naturalist Karl Schreibers. The meteorites were classified into …   Wikipedia

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