bezoar stone
noun see bezoar

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  • Bezoar — For the animal, see Bezoar Ibex. Bezoar stones were seen as valuable commodities, sometimes with magical healing properties, as in the old English case Chandelor v Lopus[1] …   Wikipedia

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  • Chandelor v Lopus — Court Court of Exchequer Citation(s) (1603) 79 Eng Rep 3; Cro Jac 4 Keywords …   Wikipedia

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