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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Kistvaen  \Kist"vaen\  (k[i^]st"v[=a]n),  n.  [W.  cist-faen.] 
  (Arch[ae]ol.) 
  A  Celtic  monument,  commonly  known  as  a  {dolmen}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dolmen  \Dol"men\,  n.  [Armor.  taol,  tol,  table  +  mean  maen,  men, 
  stone:  cf  F.  dolmen.] 
  A  cromlech.  See  {Cromlech}.  [Written  also  {tolmen}.] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  dolmen 
  n  :  a  prehistoric  megalith  typically  having  two  upright  stones 
  and  a  capstone  [syn:  {cromlech}] 




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