Definition of Flints
1. Noun. (plural of flint) ¹
2. Verb. (third-person singular of flint) ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Definition of Flints
1. flint [v] - See also: flint
Lexicographical Neighbors of Flints
Literary usage of Flints
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Report of the Annual Meeting (1899)
"On Worked flints from Glacial Deposit* of Cheshire and the Isle of Man. By J. LOMAS, ARCS, ... flints are not common in the glacial deposits of NW England. ..."
2. The New England Historical and Genealogical Register (1891)
"Sam1 Shapleigh 20. Wm Stacy 20—6 flints. Aser Libbey 40 and 6 flints. ... John Stacy 20 & 3 flints. Dan1 Goodwin 20. Wm Leighton Jr. 20 & 3 flints. ..."
3. Researches in Sinai by William Matthew Flinders Petrie, C. T. Currelly (1906)
"It seems that the proportion of pointed flints increases where they were most ... The large flints in the second line were apparently used for working the ..."
4. Proceedings of the Geologists' Association by Geologists' Association (1902)
"In Studland Bay, especially in the higher part of the zone, the flints are often of large size, but they never assume the shape of pot-stones, ..."
5. A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures, and Mines by Andrew Ure (1858)
"flints occur almost always in nodules or tubercular concretions of various ... flints are observed to be generally humid when broken immediately after being ..."
6. Geological Magazine by Henry Woodward (1906)
"The latter rock formed the seaward pier, and the curved bands of flints ... Chalk with flints. b. Marly-looking chalk with some flints (probably remanie). ..."
7. Geology: Chemical, Physical, and Stratigraphical by Joseph Prestwich (1888)
"The lithological character of the White Chalk with its accompanying flints is so different, on the whole, from that of the rocks of any other formation, ..."
8. Man Before Metals by Nicolas Joly (1883)
"Although the true nature of these flints has not been made known to us for more than forty years, the ancients knew of their existence, and, ..."