from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of various mineral concretions, such as a belemnite, formerly supposed to be thunderbolts.
- n. Archaic A flash of lightning conceived as a stone; a thunderbolt.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A thunderbolt.
- n. A stone or fossil of a kind once thought to be fallen thunderbolts.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A thunderbolt, -- formerly believed to be a stone.
- n. A belemnite. See Belemnite.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as thunderbolt, 1, 2.
- n. Same as thunderbolt, 3 and .
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He describes the "thunderstone" as an "agglomeration of brick, soot, unburned coal, and cinder."
Then send out a report that a "thunderstone" had fallen at Stockholm, say --
June 20, 1880, it was reported that a "thunderstone" had struck the house at 180 Oakley Street, Chelsea, falling down the chimney, into the kitchen grate.
The "thunderstone" is usually "a beautifully polished, wedge-shaped piece of greenstone," says a writer in the _Cornhill Magazine_, 50-517.
I should like to send out a report that a "thunderstone" had fallen, say, somewhere in New Hampshire --
Meunier tells of another "thunderstone" said to have fallen in North
"thunderstone," which he had brought from Jamaica.
November 13th, 2007 at 11: 03 am brooklyn says: oh, and stripper name: santana thunderstone.
She looked at him with her big old black eyes and saw the two faces, the deep lightning-flash red ridge, and the thunderstone scar running from chin to hairline.
He placed a thunderstone—a pierre tonnerre—in an enamel dish and covered it with a magical potion.