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synonyms for menhir

  • block
  • column
  • monument
  • pillar
  • statue
  • stone
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How to use menhir in a sentence

Then it would send its rays across the pool full on the face of the menhir, as it seemed.
A PRINCE OF CORNWALLCHARLES W. WHISTLER
I think that the fall of the menhir scared them, for they were yet tied where Evan left them, just before that.
A PRINCE OF CORNWALLCHARLES W. WHISTLER
The largest known is the Menhir of Locmariaquer in Morbihan, now fallen and broken.
THE NEW STONE AGE IN NORTHERN EUROPEJOHN M. TYLER
Thus it is believed in many localities that a "menhir" in the neighbourhood turns on its axis at midnight.
NOTES AND QUERIES, NUMBER 241, JUNE 10, 1854VARIOUS
Grey dolmen and grey menhir already stand there, by the last shores, memorials of his destiny.
THE DIVINE ADVENTURE ETC. (WORKS VOL. 4)FIONA MACLEOD
Occasionally legend assists us to prove the mortuary character of menhir and dolmen.
LEGENDS & ROMANCES OF BRITTANYLEWIS SPENCE
A menhir is a rude monolith set up on end, a great single stone, the base of which is buried deep in the soil.
LEGENDS & ROMANCES OF BRITTANYLEWIS SPENCE
In Gilead I found a fallen menhir with a hollow artificially made in the side, as though to put something into the stone.
PALESTINECLAUDE REIGNIER CONDER
About half a mile due north-west of the church is a menhir eight feet high, situated on a mound overlooking the sea.
THE BROWNING CYCLOPDIAEDWARD BERDOE
Then the mountain piper sunk down breathless at the foot of the Menhir.
BRETON LEGENDSANONYMOUS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO MENHIR

  • block
  • column
  • menhir
  • monument
  • pillar
  • statue
  • stone
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