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attribution of consciousness and personality to natural phenomena such as thunderstorms and earthquakes and to objects such as plants and stones animatism
medieval artillery used during sieges; a heavy war engine for hurling large stones and other missiles arbalest , arbalist , ballista , bricole , catapult , mangonel , onager , trebuchet , trebucket
burial site, ancient, of earth or stones barrow , mound , tumulus
tool resembling a hammer but with a large head (usually wooden); used to drive wedges or ram down paving stones or for crushing or beating or flattening or smoothing beetle , mallet
sessile aquatic animal forming mossy colonies of small polyps each having a curved or circular ridge bearing tentacles; attach to stones or seaweed and reproduce by budding bryozoan , moss animal , polyzoan , sea mat , sea moss
mound of stones as memorial or marker cairn
stones as memorial or markerstones as memorial or marker, mound of cairn
mound of stones piled up as a memorial or to mark a boundary or path cairn
pile of stones as marker or grave cairn
unit of weight for precious stones carat
plaything consisting of a Y-shaped stick with elastic between the arms; used to propel small stones catapult , sling , slingshot
cookout at the seashore where clams and fish and other foods are cooked--usually on heated stones covered with seaweed clambake
burial site, ancient, with large upright stones cromlech , dolmen
prehistoric megalithic tomb typically having two large upright stones and a capstone cromlech , dolmen , portal tomb
stones in a circle, prehistoric monolithic cromlech , henge
game played on ice in which heavy stones with handles are slid toward a target curling
ice game with heavy stones curling
primitive style of masonry characterized by use of massive stones of irregular shape and size cyclopean masonry
crystalline amino acid found in proteins (especially keratin); discovered in bladder stones cystine
excavation for ore or precious stones or for archaeology diggings , digs
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