Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See flaking-hammer.
“He'd expected the finger to crush into powder, but instead it fissured into three jagged pieces, like a piece of chert fracturing under a hammer-stone.”
“The digging-stick, the hammer-stone, the chopper, the knife, and the bone awl are tools which every woman used.”
“Scarface and Straightshaft always sang when they worked with the hammer-stone and punch.”
“Straightshaft dropped his hammer-stone and picked up a queer little tool.”
“_If you can find a piece of flint strike off a flake with a hammer-stone.”
“He liked to watch Straightshaft strike off flakes with a hammer-stone and punch.”
“_Excavation V. _ (Eight feet deep.) -- Four axes of flint, one of Sarsen, three edged hammer-stones of flint, one Sarsen and one Diabase hammer-stone, were found at depths varying between two feet and four feet.”
“A flint hammer-stone, and a splinter of deer's horn embedded in the chalk, at a depth of two and a half feet (below datum line).”
“One Sarsen hammer-stone was found under the base of the foreign upright, which stands in front of the upright monolith of the Great”
“The work was in low relief, and looked as if the ancient workman had taken a natural boulder, and beaten with his hammer-stone only sufficiently to bring out the details.”
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