knap

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A small hill
To shape a hard, brittle material (such as flint, obsidian, chert etc.) by breaking away sections or flakes, often forming a sharp edge or point. Distinguished from "carve" because each fracture goes across one entire face or facet, and from "cleave" because breaking (knapping) vitreous, brittle homogeneous (i.e., not crystalline) materials inevitably results in curved, conchoidal fractures
The crest of a hill
{v} to bite, snap, break short
{n} a swelling, prominence, tuft, hill
To make a sound of snapping
See Knob, and Knop
To shape a hard, brittle material (usually flint or obsidian) by breaking away sections, often forming a sharp edge or point. Distinguished from "carve" by the fact that each fracture goes through the entire work piece, and from "cleave" by curved or conchoid fractures (due to the work piece not being a single crystal)
break a small piece off from; "chip the glass"; "chip a tooth"
A protuberance; a swelling; a knob; a button; hence, rising ground; a summit
{f} chip rocks with a hammer
A sharp blow or slap
to snap, crack
To bite; to bite off; to break short
Verb To Carry out the process of flint knapping
To strike smartly; to rap; to snap
strike sharply; "rap him on the knuckles"
knapper
{i} one who knaps
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