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- proper n. A broad prehistoric period during which humans widely used stone for toolmaking.
- proper n. Any extremely primitive or undeveloped era.
- proper n. The time a particular field was introduced and was in its earliest stages of development.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a supposed prehistoric age of the world when stone and bone were habitually used as the materials for weapons and tools; -- called also flint age. The bronze age succeeded to this.
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- n. (archeology) the earliest known period of human culture, characterized by the use of stone implements
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The people inside the reservation lived like pre-Rusties, wearing skins and using only Stone Age tools—clubs and sticks and fire.