American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth 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.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. archaic A thunderbolt.
- n. A stone or fossil of a kind once thought to be fallen thunderbolts.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A thunderbolt, -- formerly believed to be a stone.
- n. (Paleon.) A belemnite. See Belemnite.
“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.”
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