philosopher's stone

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phi·los·o·pher's stone

a stone sought by the alchemists of the Middle Ages that was supposedly able to transmute base metals into gold, to make precious stones, and to cure all ills, and thus confer longevity; it was also believed to be a universal solvent.
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Figures compiled by Whitaker BookTrack, which monitors the publishing industry, show that the Philosopher's Stone has sold 1,102,532 copies so far this year.
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Harry Potter and The Philosopher's Stone is the first in a series of seven books and movies to chronicle the fantastic exploits of a boy wizard as he enters Hogwarts School and learns the magic arts.
The next 48 correct entries selected at random from all correct received will each win a runner-up prize of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone on VHS.
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Presentation Copy of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone
HARRY Potter and the Philosopher's Stone is the best selling book this year - with 1,102,532 copies bought.
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For millions of kids, both young and old, this week's release of Harry Potter And The Philosopher's Stone is the moment they have long been waiting for.
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