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Old Stone Age

noun
1.
the Paleolithic period.
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  • Relatively, their sojourn, however long, was but a short time compared to the duration of the Old Stone Age.

    The Prehistoric World E. A. Allen
  • When the light of civilization fell upon them they were still in the culture of the Old Stone Age.

    The Prehistoric World E. A. Allen
  • This industry represents the last stage of the Old Stone Age.

    Men of the Old Stone Age Henry Fairfield Osborn
  • You couldn't walk into a bank and say you wanted thirty thousand to take a trip back to the Old Stone Age.

    Project Mastodon Clifford Donald Simak
  • From the Old Stone Age to the new, from that to bronze, and from bronze to iron is the story of pre-historic development.

    Since Czanne Clive Bell
  • Some lengthy period of geological change separates him from his predecessor of the Old Stone Age.

    English Villages P. H. Ditchfield
  • At least one, if not two or three, prolonged phases of the Old Stone Age were already over when he appeared.

    The Story of Evolution Joseph McCabe
British Dictionary definitions for Old Stone Age

Old Stone Age

noun
1.
(not now in technical usage) another term for Palaeolithic
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Old Stone Age in Science
Old Stone Age
  (ōld)   
See Paleolithic.
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