hoarstone

noun

1
British : a stone used anciently to mark boundaries
2
British : a stone erected anciently as a memorial (as of an event)

Word History

Etymology

Middle English horeston, harestan, from Old English hār stān, from hār hoar + stān stone

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“Hoarstone.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hoarstone. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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