from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A precious stone; a gem.


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  • He put his thoughts into the gem-stone and envisioned the emerald held by Juraviel.


  • The gem-stone is set down into a bezel of chased gold, rather than up on prongs with an openwork gallery beneath, as is currently the fashion for so many gems, especially diamonds.

    Beacon Street Mourning

  • The sun was strong on her back, the sky as blue as gem-stone.

    Ironhand's Daughter

  • In the illumination of his gem-stone, Ariakas saw that they had reached a large, circular clearing.

    Emperor of Ansalon

  • After he rose from his brief rest, Ariakas perched his helmet with its glowing gem-stone in a corner of the main room, where the illumina'tion could spread through the apartments.

    Emperor of Ansalon

  • I was bought by a gem-stone dealer; though it was his wife who chose me, pointing a red-tipped finger from her curtained litter.

    The Persian Boy

  • No other element than carbon affords any gem-stone when by itself.

    A Text-Book of Precious Stones for Jewelers and the Gem-Loving Public

  • It's the fantasy equivalent of a burst water main: a magical fountain whose powering gem-stone has been stolen, causing water to flood the lower district of Zaphias, the medium-sized city in which your character ...

    Megite Technology News: What's Happening Right Now

  • ( "If ya got cheated by some gem-stone scamming tout you first met here, you must have deserved it")

    Thailand Blogs


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