Definitions for hand axe

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  1. hand ax, hand axe(noun)

    a stone tool with a cutting edge; the stone is held in the hand and used for chopping

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  1. hand axe(Noun)

    A stone tool make by flaking to produce an edge, used without a handle.

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  1. Hand axe

    A hand axe or biface is a stone tool with two faces typical of the lower and middle Palaeolithic, and is the longest-used tool of human history.

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