Origin of altar stone
1275–1325; Middle English awterston
Also called altar slab.
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Examples from the Web for altar stone
Propped up against the vestry wall is a Jacobean altar-stone, formerly on the Communion table, one of the very few in England.Records of Woodhall Spa and Neighbourhood
J. Conway Walter
The broken base or floor of this recess is in the position of the altar-stone in some small early Irish chapels.Archaeological Essays, Vol. 1
James Y. Simpson
What is to be done when the altar-stone is too small to contain the chalice and large host?
Then Harold shook the bird from his wrist, and it fell, with its light wing, on the altar-stone of Thor.Harold, Complete
He was determined that while he remained in Frey's house Frey would go without human blood upon his altar-stone.Frey and His Wife
Maurice Henry Hewlett