jew's-stone definition

  • noun:
    • a big clavate spine of a fossil sea-urchin.
    • The clavated fossil back of an extremely big egg-shaped echinus.
    • The basalt capping the coal-measures in the Titterstone and Brown Clee hills in Shropshire, The united kingdomt; in addition, your local name of a limestone-bed of the White Lias (Rhætic) in Somersetshire.
    • Crystallized metal pyrites or pyrite, early used as a gem.

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