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fairy stone

  1. a fossil or other oddly shaped stone or crystal.
  2. a stone arrowhead.
  3. a megalith or other stone monument of ancient origin.
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Origin of fairy stone

First recorded in 1785–95
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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Historical Examples of fairy stone

  • I have a singularly-shaped soapstone ornament, taken from an Indian grave, whose perforation indicates the 'fairy-stone.'

    Continental Monthly, Vol. I., No. IV., April, 1862