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white flint

noun
1.
another name for flint (sense 4)
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  • We could ride only "Indian file," but soon came to a mountain composed entirely of white flint.

    Overland Tales Josephine Clifford
  • Take the trouble to get meal water-ground, from white flint corn, and fresh from the mill.

    Dishes & Beverages of the Old South Martha McCulloch Williams
  • The arrow was in her throat; it was of white flint, and had evidently been sent from an Indian bow.

    Canadian Crusoes Catherine Parr Traill
  • The white flint went away; disappeared from the robe; went to Hakamatu, and there is plenty of white flint in that place to-day.

  • The white flint corn is the kind usually chosen for hommony; although any kind, possessing the requisite solidity, will do.

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