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headstone (n.)

c. 1400, "cornerstone," from head (adj.) + stone (n.). Meaning "upright stone at the head of a grave" is 1775, from head (n.).

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Definitions of headstone from WordNet

headstone (n.)
the central building block at the top of an arch or vault;
Synonyms: keystone / key
headstone (n.)
a stone that is used to mark a grave;
Synonyms: gravestone / tombstone
From wordnet.princeton.edu