Thunderstone
Thunderstone Thun"der*stone`, n. 1. A thunderbolt, -- formerly believed to be a stone. [1913 Webster]

Fear no more the lightning flash, Nor the all-dreaded thunderstone. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. (Paleon.) A belemnite. See {Belemnite}. [1913 Webster] [1913 Webster]


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