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altar stone

Also called altar slab.
Origin of altar stone
1275-1325; Middle English awterston Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • The sun strikes through the arch on to the altar stone at sunrise.

    The Magic World Edith Nesbit
  • If he had not owned that he knew that it was the Stonehenge altar stone!

    The Magic World Edith Nesbit
  • Must the ciborium containing particles to be consecrated, be placed not merely on the corporal, but also on the altar stone?

  • Within the horseshoe, and near its apex, lies the famous "altar stone" (A), a block measuring about 16 feet by 4.

  • Morfed heard it and looked up, setting at the same time his hand on the edge of the altar stone.

    A Prince of Cornwall Charles W. Whistler
  • Going in she would seat herself on the central or altar stone and give a little time to meditation—to the tuning of her mind.

    Dead Man's Plack and an Old Thorn William Henry Hudson
  • That night, for the first time since he had first gone to sleep on the altar stone, Quentin slept apart from it.

    The Magic World Edith Nesbit
  • (j) A simple recumbent slab of micaceous sandstone called the "altar stone."

    Stonehenge Frank Stevens
  • Before them a standing horseshoe of foreign stones, and in the front of the great Trilithon a flat slab or altar stone.

    Stonehenge Frank Stevens
  • This paper had been carelessly folded and placed where he found it, upon the altar stone.

    The Katipunan J. Brecknock Watson (AKA Francis St. Clair)

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