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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.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. (archeology) the earliest known period of human culture, characterized by the use of stone implements
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I was to live with a people who, the scientists stated, represented the earliest form of human life, living in what is known as the Stone Age, and I was to revert to that stage of life by leaps and bounds, and to emerge from it by the same sudden means.
Queens of the Stone Age are a hard rock band from Palm Desert, California.
It is this capability of shaping tools that led to the beginning of Stone Age and subsequently to the Bronze Age, Iron Age and ultimately, our modern day life.
Within Sudan is a dizzying collection of almost 600 often feuding tribes speaking 400 different languages spread over a vast area: northern, Arabic-speaking Muslims and Nubians; ferocious Beja from the Red Sea Coast "Fuzzy-Wuzzies" to the British; wild Bagarra nomads from Darfur; and Stone Age tribes from the upper Nile.
Ever since man began to worship, perhaps as far back as the Stone Age, incense burning has been used to cleanse negative energy from the atmosphere.
American conservatives want to bomb us back to the Stone Age and some of the liberals think that this is all a figment of our imagination.
Well, the Stone Age didn't end because we ran out of stones and the fossil fuel age shouldn't end when we run out of fossil fuels.
Lanegan is merely the lung for hire, having previously provided tarred guest vocals to saturnine rock group Queens of the Stone Age.
The result, as in this 1893 telling by a former federal Indian agent, is often a weirdly incongruous attempt to graft European romantic ideals on to Stone Age culture:
This is Stone Age science, and now that we have the White House and the Congress real science must prevail.