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synonyms for rock hound

  • earth scientist
  • geologist
  • mineral collector
  • rock collector
  • rock hobbyist
  • rock hunter
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The offspring of the ungodly shall not bring forth many branches, and make a noise as unclean roots upon the top of a rock.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
He frowned, and bent his head, and his long hair fell over his face, while the poor Stuttgardter sat there like a beaten hound.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
There lay Bob Rock, covered with blood, and apparently insensible.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
Death comes in, the bread at the feast turns black, the hound falls down—and so on.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
When she heard it there came before her imagination the figure of a man standing beside a desolate rock on the seashore.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
As they entered, a liver-coloured hound that lay stretched before the fire growled lazily, and showed the whites of his eyes.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
It was a pretty house, stood a little apart from the forge, and was called Rock Villa.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
Between each group of figures the face of the rock was scored with mysterious signs and rudely limned weapons of war and chase.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
Children live up in the rock villages, and never come down to the towns.
ROSEMARY IN SEARCH OF A FATHERC. N. WILLIAMSON
As we stepped from behind the rock three riders came into sight on the opposite slope of Lost River.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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