Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as stone-borer.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Here is the advertisement of a stone-eater who appeared in England in 1788.

    Miracle Mongers and Their Methods

  • Father Paulian says that a true lithophagus, or stone-eater, was brought to Avignon in the beginning of May, 1760.

    Miracle Mongers and Their Methods

  • A Spanish stone-eater exhibited at the Richmond Theater, on August 2nd, 1790, and another at a later date, at the Great Room, late Globe Tavern, corner of Craven Street, Strand.

    Miracle Mongers and Their Methods

  • Here is the advertisement of a stone-eater who appeared in England in

    The Miracle Mongers, an Exposé

  • Paulian says that a true lithophagus, or stone-eater, was brought to

    The Miracle Mongers, an Exposé

  • A Spanish stone-eater exhibited at the Richmond Theater, on August 2nd,

    The Miracle Mongers, an Exposé

  • Edinburgh during the Christmas vacation, had become a sort of lion in the place, and was lead in leash from house to house along with the guisards, the stone-eater, and other amusements of the season, which

    The Monastery

  • a sort of lion in the place, and was lead in leash from house to house along with the guisards, the stone-eater, and other amusements of the season, which “exhibited their unparalleled feats to private family-parties, if required.”

    The Monastery

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