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What is a flint-bladed sickle?

A sickle is a tool use to cut grass or grain. Flint bladed means  that it uses sharp chips of flint rock for the cutting edges. 
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How do you strike flint?

Flint is a natural occurring stone in the calcedony family. It is a smooth stone and varies in color. To strike sparks from flint and steel you need high carbon steel. Stainle (MORE)

Is flint soft?

Flint is a very hard rock and forms very sharp glassy flakes when hit with another flint. Flint was used to make knife blades by early man and is the ancient remains of sea sp (MORE)

Who is Captain Flint in Treasure Island?

Captain Flint was Long John Silver's Parrot in Stevenson's treasure Island. The parrot was named after Captain Flint who was the pirate responsible for burying the treasure (MORE)

What is the use of a flint striker?

  A flint striker is used to start a fire with only sparks when you do not have anything else to use, such as a lighter, or matches.
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What is flint famous for?

Flint is a city of southeast-central Michigan north-northwest of Detroit. Founded on the site of a fur-trading post established in 1819, it became an automobile-manufacturing (MORE)

How is flint formed?

Flint is unique to chalk, and chalk is entirely composed of the remains of tiny sea creatures called coccolithophores and diatoms. Their various shells and skeletons were comp (MORE)
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What is the hardness of flint?

Flint is a type of Quartz, and Quartz is a 7 on the Mohs Hardness Scale
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Where did in like flint come from?

Is that quotation correct as is, or was it "in like Flynn" instead of Flint? At the time it seems as though there was a movie with a Flynn as the hero, and that's where that s (MORE)