Flint implements

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Flint implements (Arch├Žol) tools, etc., employed by men before the use of metals, such as axes, arrows, spears, knives, wedges, etc., which were commonly made of flint, but also of granite, jade, jasper, and other hard stones.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Flint implements arrow, axe, and spear heads, &c. made by man before the use of metals, commonly found in prehistoric graves, &c
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. flint; Dan. flint; Gr. plinthos, a brick.

Usage

In literature:

The Flint Weapons and Implements.
"History of the Warfare of Science with Theology in Christendom" by Andrew Dickson White
That the flint implements are the result of design and the work of man.
"A History of Science, Volume 3(of 5)" by Henry Smith Williams
Bedford, flint implements found near.
"More Letters of Charles Darwin Volume II" by Charles Darwin
In the first place, are these so-called flint implements of human workmanship?
"The Prehistoric World" by E. A. Allen
Flint Implements found also at St. Acheul, near Amiens.
"The Geological Evidence of The Antiquity of Man" by Charles Lyell
With these skeletons there were a few flint implements and minute fragments of vessels of clay.
"A further contribution to the study of the mortuary customs of the North American Indians" by H. C. Yarrow
In it remains of flint implements and pottery have recently been found, and are now preserved in the Taunton Museum.
"Somerset" by G.W. Wade and J.H. Wade
Sir John Evans, in 1862, found an almond-shaped river-drift flint implement on a heap of stones in this neighbourhood.
"Hertfordshire" by Herbert W Tompkins
On the flat surface of two of these are about 25 figures, pecked into the stone apparently with a pointed flint implement.
"Archeological Investigations" by Gerard Fowke
The bronze objects, however, are in excess of those of stone, thus showing that the new bronze was displacing the older flint implement.
"Stonehenge" by Frank Stevens
Large lot of flakes and fragments of gray and dark chalcedony or flint, left from the manufacture of implements.
"Illustrated Catalogue of a Portion of the Collections Made" by William H. Holmes
Gravels with flint implements.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 3" by Various
The axe of steel is no new implement, but a mere perfecting of the axe of chipped flint.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 4" by Various
The lowest contained rude flint implements, and bones of the mammoth, rhinoceros, bear, horse, chamois, reindeer, stag, and hyena.
"The Origin of the World According to Revelation and Science" by John William Dawson
Flint and stone implements, England.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 4" by Various
Their clothing was of skins of animals killed in the chase, and they were armed with implements of bone and flint.
"The Evolution of Fashion" by Florence Mary Gardiner
Soon after, Dr. Blackmore, to the west of the valley, obtained two other flint implements.
"A Manual of the Antiquity of Man" by J. P. MacLean
Flint implements, 78, 79. knives, 78, 79.
"Alone with the Hairy Ainu" by A. H. Savage Landor
Flint scrapers and other implements were very useful in scraping and softening the skins to fit them for use.
"The Silent Readers" by William D. Lewis
Already they had begun to cultivate the ground and to make rude flint implements.
"Biblical Geography and History" by Charles Foster Kent
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