stone cell


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stone cell

a cell with thick walls reinforced with lignin, found in the flesh of succulent fruits such as pears. see SCLEREID.
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It is home to 20 monasteries and 1,700 monks - and the annual retreat of Prince Charles, who spends a week contemplating his lot in a bare stone cell.
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Arrested for murder, he undergoes the usual indignities of foreign movie jail: brutal guards, bad food, cold stone cell.