Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n snakestone Same as ammonite: from an old popular notion that these shells were coiled snakes petrified.
- n snakestone A small rounded piece of stone, such as is often found among prehistoric and other antiquities, probably spindle-whorls or the like. Compare adder-stone.
- n snakestone A kind of hone or whetstone found in Scotland.
- n snakestone Same as serpent-stone, 1.