Origin of toadstone
Examples from the Web for toadstone
Historical Examples of toadstone
The setting is of silver, and the jewel which it carries is called a toadstone.Ten Thousand Wonderful Things
Edmund Fillingham King
Popular names for them are "whinstone," "greenstone," "toadstone" and "trap."
Last of all he showed me a toadstone amulet set in silver, a charm to prevent and ward off the spells of fairies.The Heather-Moon
C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
The lead veins exist in the calcareous strata, but disappear at the limits of the toadstone.
Dark and weird are the legends relating to the power of the toadstone, that amulet so highly prized by witches and astrologers.The Mystery and Romance of Alchemy and Pharmacy
Charles John Samuel Thompson
- rare an amygdaloidal basalt occurring in the limestone regions of Derbyshire