eolith


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e·o·lith

 (ē′ə-lĭth′)
n.
A crude stone artifact, such as a flake.

eolith

(ˈiːəʊˌlɪθ)
n
(Archaeology) a stone, usually crudely broken, used as a primitive tool in Eolithic times

e•o•lith

(ˈi ə lɪθ)

n.
a chipped stone of the late Tertiary Period in Europe once thought to have been flaked by humans but now known to be the product of natural agencies.
[1890–95]
e`o•lith′ic, adj.

eolith

a stone tool, as one used in the early Stone Age. — eolithic, adj.
See also: Stones

eolith

A primitive tool made of a roughly broken stone, especially flint.
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Noun1.eolith - a crude stone artifact (as a chipped flint); possibly the earliest tools
tool - an implement used in the practice of a vocation
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Carioca, who won division one of the 1m fillies' maiden, was giving another boost to 1,000 Guineas hope Eolith, who beat her into sixth on the turf at Newmarket last August.
You made the eolith, you grew the bone, The second more peculiarly your own, And likely to have been enough alone.
Hibaayeb had been comfortably beaten by Eolith and Pollenator on her debut over 7f of the Newmarket July course, and her Folkestone effort next time out, when a neck second to Creese over the same distance, did not seem to represent an improvement in her level of form.
A step up to stakes company beckons for the William Knighttrained Eolith after she made it two wins from two starts in the 7f fillies' conditions stakes.
Eolith, trained by William Knight and ridden by Jim Crowley, got up on the line to pip Pollenator in the first division of the fillies' maiden, while Amy Scott steered the John Hills-trained Flapper to a six-length triumph in the 1m handicap.