Hatchets of the almond-shaped type, like those of the diluvium of Abbeville and Saint-Acheul, were very plentiful.
Iron, chiefly in the form of magnetic oxide, is present along the sea-coast and in the diluvium of rivers.
The Chellean implements are found in the gravels of the diluvium on the pebbly surface.
But the most important technical use of the word is in geology, as introduced by C. Lyell in 1840 in place of “diluvium.”
These form as definite a geological horizon as the similar fossiliferous zone in the diluvium of northern Germany.
These blocks are peculiarly abundant in the lower drift commonly called the "diluvium gris."
The first bone traces of human beings range back to an epoch posterior to the monstrous quadrupeds entombed in the diluvium.
The inundation to which the diluvium is referred closes the series of the quaternary ages.
Examples are manuatus est for furatus est; abluvium for diluvium.
Such language you never heard, such a diluvium of profanity, such double-shotted d—ns!