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.
a period in human culture identified by the use of stone implements and usually divided into the Palaeolithic, Mesolithic, and Neolithic stages
(sometimes not capitals) of or relating to this period: stone-age man
The earliest known period of human culture, marked by the use of stone tools. See Mesolithic, Neolithic, Paleolithic. See Note at Three Age system.
Stone Age definition
A period encompassing all of human history, perhaps several million years, before the Bronze Age. In the Stone Age, people learned to make and use stone tools and weapons.
- Stone axe
noun 1. a primitive axe made of chipped stone 2. a blunt axe used for cutting stone
noun 1. wreckfish. noun 1. a large sea perch, Polyprion americanus, of the Atlantic and Mediterranean Also called wreckfish
adjective 1. completely blind. adjective 1. completely blind Compare sand-blind
noun 1. (US & Canadian) a type of sleigh used for moving rocks from fields, for hauling milk cans, etc