Stone Age

noun a prehistoric period when weapons and tools were made of stone, preceding the Bronze Age.

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  • Stone age — Stone Stone, n. [OE. ston, stan, AS. st[=a]n; akin to OS. & OFries. st[=e]n, D. steen, G. stein, Icel. steinn, Sw. sten, Dan. steen, Goth. stains, Russ. stiena a wall, Gr. ?, ?, a pebble. [root]167. Cf. {Steen}.] 1. Concreted earthy or mineral… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Stone Age — Daten zum Spiel Autor Michael Tummelhofer Grafik Michael Menzel Verlag Hans im Glück, Rio Grande Games, 999 Games, Filosofia Editions Erscheinungsjahr 2008 Art …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Stone-Age — Stoneˈ Age or stoneˈ age adjective (often figurative). • • • Main Entry: ↑stone * * * ˈstone age ; adjective only before noun: ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • Stone Age — n the Stone Age a very early time in human history, when only stone was used for making tools, weapons etc ▪ Stone Age weapons ▪ a Stone Age settlement …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Stone Age — ► NOUN ▪ a prehistoric period when weapons and tools were made of stone, preceding the Bronze Age …   English terms dictionary

  • Stone Age — Stone′ Age n. ara the early period of human history preceding the Bronze and Iron ages and characterized by the use of stone implements and weapons: subdivided into the Paleolithic, Mesolithic, and Neolithic periods • Etymology: 1860–65 …   From formal English to slang

  • Stone Age — n. a period in human culture during which stone implements are used; specif., the time of the Paleolithic, Mesolithic, and Neolithic periods of the Old World …   English World dictionary

  • Stone Age — The Stone Age is a broad prehistoric time period during which humans widely used stone for toolmaking.Stone tools were made from a variety of different kinds of stone. For example, flint and chert were shaped (or chipped ) for use as cutting… …   Wikipedia

  • Stone Age — the period in the history of humankind, preceding the Bronze Age and the Iron Age, and marked by the use of stone implements and weapons: subdivided into the Paleolithic, Mesolithic, and Neolithic periods. [1860 65] * * * First known period of… …   Universalium

  • Stone Age — I. noun Date: 1854 1. the first known period of prehistoric human culture characterized by the use of stone tools compare Mesolithic, neolithic, Paleolithic 2. a stage in a human institution or field of endeavor regarded as primitive, outmoded,… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Stone Age — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Stone Age est un groupe de musique bretonne formé en 1992, dont Stone Age est le premier album paru en 1994. Stone Age est une compilation des Rolling… …   Wikipédia en Français

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