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Page 5 - A large stone resting on other stones, in the manner of a table. Such stones were usually placed in the centre of a circle of stones, which formed the Druidical temple, and had a single stone placed near them, supposed to have served as a pedestal for some deity ; they are considered to have been the altars of Druidical sacrifice. Crone, krone (Irish, criona). Literally, an old ewe ; figuratively, an aged woman.