Definition of 'flint'
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Example sentences containing 'flint'
The steel struck the flint in an unexpected way.Christianity Today (2000) The Sun (2012) Times, Sunday Times (2007) BRITAIN BC: Life In Britain and Ireland before the Romans (2003) Times, Sunday Times (2014)
The brick and flint wall to the right is more than 15 feet high.Times, Sunday Times (2011) Times, Sunday Times (2010)
She found a flint and steel on a narrow shelf above the fireplace and soon had flickering flames to chase the gloom and chill from the room.THE WOLF AND THE DOVE
From the moment our ancestors picked up pieces of flint to use as tools, our unique position as sculptor of the world was assured.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
It's a rippling landscape of chalk ridges and beech forests, sprinkled with villages of flint and brick.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
The last flint tools reflect the widespread adoption of metal, which supplied people's need for cutting implements.BRITAIN BC: Life In Britain and Ireland before the Romans (2003)
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Definition of flint from the Collins English Dictionary