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[greyv-stohn] /ˈgreɪvˌstoʊn/

a marking a , usually giving the name, date of death, etc., of the person buried there.
a stone marking a grave and usually inscribed with the name and dates of the person buried

late 14c., “stone over a grave;” c.1200, “stone coffin,” from grave (n.) + stone (n.).


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