from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A menhir.


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  • Built in 1900 for the estate's gamekeeper, our home for the next four days is a red-brick double-fronted Edwardian house, named for the Neolithic longstone on the brow of the hill.

    Powerless to resist: a no-tech break on the Isle of Wight

  • Arm in arm, they hurried after the others, drawn to the meadow of the longstone by the call of Tommy's music.


  • When he glanced at the longstone, he saw that both Tommy and his dog were gone.


  • Chistayas by Roderick‚Äôs our mostmonolith, after my both ears-toear and brebreeches buybibles and, minhatton, testify to my unclothed virtue by the longstone erectheion of our allfirst man-here.

    Finnegans Wake


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