Eaglestone
Eaglestone Ea"gle*stone, n. (Min.) 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; a["e]tites. [1913 Webster]

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