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
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