toadstone

noun
toad·​stone | \ ˈtōd-ˌstōn How to pronounce toadstone (audio) \

Definition of toadstone

: a stone or similar object held to have formed in the head or body of a toad and formerly often worn as a charm or antidote to poison

First Known Use of toadstone

1558, in the meaning defined above

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“Toadstone.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/toadstone. Accessed 29 January 2020.

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