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Menamber

A rocking-stone in the parish of Sithney (Cornwall) which a little child could move. The soldiers of Cromwell thought it fostered superstition, and rendered it immovable.

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