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Definitions of Eaglestone

  1. A concretionary nodule of clay ironstone, of the size of a walnut or larger, so called by the ancients, who believed that the eagle transported these stones to her nest to facilitate the laying of her eggs; aetites. Webster Dictionary DB

Usage examples for Eaglestone

  1. Thus in six days we lost twenty seamen and seven marines, together with Lieutenant Thomas Philipsmith of the marines, and Mr John Eaglestone master's mate. – Hurricane Hurry by W.H.G. Kingston