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Definition of rune stone in English:

noun

1A large stone carved with runes by ancient Scandinavians or Anglo-Saxons: two famous rune stones stand outside the church
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  • A rune stone put up by him in Västergötland in eastern Sweden in the late Viking age commemorates his wife's brothers ‘[who] met their deaths on active service in the East’.
  • He also left a large monument, the Jelling rune stone, in memory of his parents.
  • Tucked into the foundation of one Old Town building you can see an old Viking rune stone.
2A small stone, piece of bone, etc., marked with a rune and used in divination: a set of rune stones
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  • During the reading my psychic used such ancient arts as numerology, astrology, palmistry, tarot cards and rune stones and even found hidden meaning in the color of my tie.
  • If we denounce the 60s we should also denounce New Labour - crystal balls, rune stones, primal screams and all.
  • Inside I had my rune stones, beads, shells, stones, dried rose petals, string, chalk, a compass, my dowsing crystal, bells, candles, incense and some necklaces I had made.

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