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  • n. The state of being a fossil (mineralized remains).
  • n. The state of being a fossil (old-fashioned).


fossil +‎ -hood (Wiktionary)


  • We were afterwards told that the trilobites had shaken off their fossilhood, and that the Angus Falls extension, with the engine-house and machine-shops, had been "landed."

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  • It has come to be a mark of narrowness and fossilhood to be a devout believer in Christ and His Cross.

    Expositions of Holy Scripture


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