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rocking stone

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noun

any fairly large rock so situated on its base that slight forces can cause it to move or sway.

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Nearby words

rocking, rocking chair, rocking horse, rocking rhythm, rocking shear, rocking stone, rocking valve, rockingham, rockland, rockledge, rocklike

Origin of rocking stone

First recorded in 1730–40
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British Dictionary definitions for rocking stone

rocking stone


noun

a boulder so delicately poised that it can be rockedAlso called: logan, logan-stone
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