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  • n. Plural form of knapper.


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  • There are many flint knappers today who can make beautiful points and tools.

    Bird Cloud

  • Although it wouldn't surprise me to find there are currently more expert flint knappers than there ever have been.

    White Man

  • Abetted by training from the man to whom his mother had been mated when he was born, who was acknowledged as the best in his field, Jondalar was a skilled maker of stone tools who had honed his craft on his Journey by learning the techniques of other flint knappers.

    The Plains of Passage

  • There had to be some flint knappers in the region who could train Doban.

    The Plains of Passage

  • As she began to preshape the flint in the Clan way, and the Mamutoi flint knappers realized what she was doing, they were eager to watch, and crowded as close as they dared.

    The Mammoth Hunters

  • Jondalar was talking with Wymez and Danug, and she had no doubts as to the subject of the conversation of the three flint knappers.

    The Mammoth Hunters

  • A Knapper may have lived on a "knap," or may have been one of the Suffolk flint-knappers, who still prepare gun-flints for weapons to be retailed to the heathen.

    The Romance of Names

  • There are various minerals that can be knapped (chert, obsidian, fossilized wood, quartzites, and others) and identifying useful materials is something knappers and archaeologists who study these primitive techniques do.

  • Even expert knappers have relatively high failure rates doing this, but practice helps with the odds.

  • With little high-quality material locally available around Stony Brook, I'm restricted to what I can buy or exchange with other knappers from around the country.

    *Science* Blog Portal


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