Definition of Lodestones

1. Noun. (plural of lodestone) ¹



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Definition of Lodestones

1. lodestone [n] - See also: lodestone

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lodestones

lod score
lodde
loddon pondweed
lode
lodemanage
loden
lodens
lodes
lodeship
lodeships
lodesman
lodesmen
lodestar
lodestars
lodestone
lodestones (current term)
lodge
lodge in
lodge pole
lodgeable
lodged
lodgement
lodgements
lodgepole
lodgepole pine
lodgepole pines
lodgepoles
lodger
lodgers
lodges

Literary usage of Lodestones

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1. The Romance of the Feudal Châteaux by Elizabeth Williams Champney (1899)
"CHAPTER VI THE lodestones OF LOVE Ah ! dear Provence ! ah ! happy troubadour, ... which resulted in bringing the precious lodestones to France, and secondly ..."

2. The Elements of Electricity by Wirt Robinson (1914)
"To distinguish these magnets from those prepared artificially they are usually called native or natural magnets. 106. lodestones.—About 800 years ago an ..."

3. The Anglo-Saxon Review by Randolph Spencer Churchill (1899)
"Then there were lodestones which were reputed to have the power of ... There were lodestones which would swallow iron, and yet themselves weigh no more than ..."

4. An Elementary Book on Electricity and Magnetism and Their Applications: A by Dugald Caleb Jackson (1902)
"... the Greek word for the country of Magnesia, which is a small division of Ancient Greece, where a deposit of magnetic iron ore or lodestones (also called ..."

5. An Elementary Book on Electricity and Magnetism and Their Applications: A by Dugald Caleb Jackson, John Price Jackson (1902)
"... the Greek word for the country of Magnesia, which is a small division of Ancient Greece, where a deposit of magnetic iron ore or lodestones (also called ..."

6. Appletons' School Physics: Embracing the Results of the Most Recent by John Duncan Quackenbos (1891)
"lodestones.—It was known to the ancients that a certain black mineral possessed the power of attracting small pieces of iron or steel. ..."

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