- v. present participle of knap.
“They get arrested for sleigh-knapping, which is a serious offense in these parts.”
“A knifemaker used a process called knapping, a throwback method of shaping stones into useful tools, to form it.”
“Breaking bells, twisting knockers, and "knapping" rail-heads, has descended so low of late that the fast fellows are ashamed of it, and have resigned it to the medical students, patriotic young members of”
“An ancient craftsman once sat there using his favorite tool knapping points out of some valuable imported flint he had to trade for.”
“To learn new skills such as bow-making, flint-knapping and reindeer hunting.”
“From knapping flint into arrowheads, to those ponderous early printing presses which slowly turned out thousands of printed pages, to the extraordinary phone/computer/camera which now sits in our pockets, humans are definitely tool-making critters.”
“She told me that the reason she fell in love with anthro was because of a flint knapping demonstration by one of her professors.”
“Some rocks are better for knapping, some metals make better swords.”
“About five years ago, he took a class on "flint knapping"—using a rock to shape and sharpen the edges of a smaller stone.”
“(Soundbite of banging) JOYCE: She studies flint-knapping, that's knapping with a silent K.”
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