from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A large mass of intrusive igneous rock believed to have solidified deep within the earth.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as batholith.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. large mass of intrusive igneous rock believed to have solidified deep within the earth
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"It's the batholite," responded Cosmo, using exactly the same phrase that Professor Pludder had employed some months before.
"Pardon me," interrupted King Richard, "but Mr. Versál has already spoken of a 'batholite.'
After studying the matter I concluded that a batholite was rising under this region, and that there was a chance that we might escape submergence through its influence. "