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Stone (alchemy) and working people

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This symbol denotes two specific things in two different fields.

In alchemy and early chemistry, it was a sign commonly used to represent stone, while in the British system of hobo signs it indicated that the people who lived at this location were workers and that it was okay to do a large amount of talking.


Graphical characteristics:
Symmetric, Closed shape, Monochrome, Contains straight lines, Has crossing lines.

Categories: Alchemical Symbols, Hobo Signs.

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More symbols in Hobo Signs:

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