|a printed punctuation mark (‽), available only in some typefaces, designed to combine the question mark (?) and the exclamation point (!), indicating a mixture of query and interjection, as after a rhetorical question.|
|a calculus or concretion found in the stomach or intestines of certain animals, esp. ruminants, formerly reputed to be an effective remedy for poison.|
|1.||Gertrude. 1874--1946, US writer, resident in Paris (1903--1946). Her works include Three Lives (1908) and The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas (1933)|
|2.||Heinrich Friedrich Carl (ˈhainrɪç ˈfriːdrɪç karl), Baron Stein. 1757--1831, Prussian statesman, who contributed greatly to the modernization of Prussia and played a major role in the European coalition against Napoleon (1813--15)|
|3.||Jock, real name John. 1922--85, Scottish footballer and manager: managed Celtic (1965--78) and Scotland (1978--85)|
Stein (stīn), William Howard. 1911-1980.
American biochemist. He shared a 1972 Nobel Prize for pioneering studies of ribonuclease.