nounMedicine , dated
A chalky deposit of sodium urate formed in the hands and feet of sufferers from severe gout.
- In old cases, the marked deformity and chalk-stones render the disease unmistakable.
- He had chalk-stones in his fingers; and these, in good time, I may possibly inherit, but I would much rather have inherited his noble presence.
- When one is five-and-twenty, one has not chalk-stones at one's finger-ends that the touch of a handsome girl should be entirely indifferent.
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