Definition of Flaker
1. one that flakes [n -S] - See also: flakes
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Literary usage of Flaker
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Later Cave-men by Katharine Elizabeth Dopp (1906)
"The children bringing antlers to flaker. The women at work making tools. ... XXVIII THINGS TO THINK ABOUT What do you think flaker used in cutting the ..."
2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"If more time were allowed to become familiar with the wooden flaker, ... The worker sits on a low seat and holds the wooden flaker as close as possible to ..."
3. Introduction to the Study of North America Archaeology by Cyrus Thomas (1898)
"Flint flaker, Eskimo. Culture-home of the Eskimo. The origin of the Eskimo or Innuit is a question which has been much discussed, but as yet remains ..."
4. Handbook of Aboriginal American Antiquities by William Henry Holmes (1919)
"The points of their arrows and harpoons are made of flint, which is chipped with a bone flaker (Fig. S3), the handle of which is made rough so as to give a ..."
5. Indian Village Site and Cemetery Near Madisonville, Ohio by Earnest Albert Hooton, Charles Clark Willoughby (1920)
"So far as we know it is the only complete example of a prehistoric flaker of its type that has yet been found. It consists of an antler or very hard bone ..."
6. Man Before Metals by Nicolas Joly (1883)
"The instrument employed at the present day by the Esquimaux in the manufacture of flint weapons has received the name of arrow-flaker. ..."