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- n. Plural form of eyestone.
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For his garb today he had chosen a blouse that slowly shifted color across the visible spectrum, a vest of silver links, a broad leather belt studded with Aerian eyestones, a shaggy green kilt, and knee-length boots.
Physicians and oculists still have some faith in eyestones, I believe, although, on account of the progress that has been made in methods of treating the eye, they are not as much in use as formerly.
Most eyestones are a calcareous deposit, found in the shell of the common
"What a funny woman, to be always carrying eyestones about, and putting them in people's eyes!" said Jeannie.
Not many people, in any sense of the word, go about provided with eyestones against the chance cinders that may worry others.
Besides, if you don't do something quick, the cinder will get so bedded in, and make such an inflammation, that a dozen eyestones wouldn't draw it out. "