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headstone

The principal stone in a foundation, as the cornerstone of a building or the keystone of an arch.
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Hubby Michael Pattemore, 60, designed the head-stone in the shape of a theatre stage with curtains at the side in tribute to her long career.
You just can't believe your son's name is on a head-stone in a cemetery.
Mr Padan visited the cemetery and said: ``My eye just caught this head-stone.
On the small head-stone atop this grave, overgrown with weeds and in danger of falling over, is carved the name of Herbert Spencer.