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Definition of chalk-stone in English:


Medicine , dated
A chalky deposit of sodium urate formed in the hands and feet of sufferers from severe gout.
Example sentences
  • 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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