Batman vppon Bartholome his booke De proprietatibus rerum, newly corrected, enlarged and amended: with such additions as are requisite, vnto euery seuerall booke: taken foorth of the most approued authors, the like heretofore not translated in English. Profitable for all estates, as well for the benefite of the mind as the bodie. 1582.
Bartholomaeus, Anglicus, 13th cent., Trevisa, John, d. 1402., Batman, Stephen, d. 1584.

¶Of Menophite. chap. 65.

MEnophites is a stone, and hath that name of a place of Aegypt, and is of the kinde of precious stones as Isid. saith. If this stone be brused and ground, and laide vpon the place that should bée burnt or corued, or els with vineger sme∣red therevpon, it stonieth so the bodye, that it féeleth no sore neither griefe of the burning, nor of caruing.