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Definition: Irish touchstone
1. (Min.) Lydian stone; basanite; -- so called because used
to test the purity of gold and silver by the streak which
is left upon the stone when it is rubbed by the metal. See
2. Fig.: Any test or criterion by which the qualities of a
thing are tried. --Hooker.
The foregoing doctrine affords us also a touchstone
for the trial of spirits. --South.
(Min.), basalt, the stone which composes
the Giant's Causeway.