thunderstone

noun
thun·​der·​stone | \ ˈthən-dər-ˌstōn How to pronounce thunderstone (audio) \

Definition of thunderstone

1 : any of various stones (such as a meteorite or an ancient artifact) regarded as having been cast to the earth as thunderbolts
2 archaic : thunderbolt sense 1b

Examples of thunderstone in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web There’s also a dungeon with a bunch of nasty monsters, and the eponymous Thunderstone which everyone is after. Jonathan H. Liu, WIRED, 10 Sep. 2010

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First Known Use of thunderstone

1598, in the meaning defined at sense 2

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“Thunderstone.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/thunderstone. Accessed 23 Jul. 2021.

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