tolmen
dolmen dol"men (d[o^]l"m[e^]n), n. [Armor. taol, tol, table + mean, maen, men, stone: cf. F. dolmen.] A cromlech. See {Cromlech}. [Written also {tolmen}.] [1913 Webster]

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