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Constantine Tolman

(Cornwall). A vast egg-like stone, thirty-three feet in length, eighteen in width, and fourteen in thickness, placed on the points of two natural rocks, so that a man may creep under it. The stone upheld weighs 750 tons.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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