Stone Age

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See also: stone-age and stone age


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Stone Age (uncountable)

  1. (archaeology) A broad prehistoric period during which humans widely used stone for toolmaking.
  2. (figuratively, informal) Any extremely primitive or undeveloped era.
    If they attack our country, we'll bomb them back to the Stone Age!
  3. (figuratively) The time a particular field was introduced and was in its earliest stages of development.



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