verb (used with object)
- flinders, matthew,
- fling (throw) down the gauntlet,
- fling oneself at someone,
- flint corn,
- flint glass,
- flint's murmur,
Origin of flint
Examples from the Web for flint
“If you are a waiter, you can make twice as much in Austin relative to Flint,” remarked Moretti.
That side is volunteering extensively in his hometown of Flint, and recently, pastoring Charity United Methodist Church.
The third eaglet was never found despite a search by the Flint Creek volunteers and the landowner.
Either way, a whistle, just a flint of music, rang out that Sunday.From Emmett Till to Jordan Davis, a Foolish, Lethal Fear of Black Teens|Joshua DuBois|February 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Flint is right in saying that this was not “a first” for cable television.‘Girls’: Graphic Content, Objectification, and That Scene|Jace Lacob|March 12, 2013|DAILY BEAST
At the same moment the troll fell dead and turned into pieces of flint.The Pink Fairy Book|Various
But not a single word did he ever say to Beatrice concerning it or the flint spear-point.Darkness and Dawn|George Allan England
And Michel, exploding with laughter, handed Flint a knave of clubs very much soiled.Daisy's Necklace|Thomas Bailey Aldrich
Among the bones of these animals have been found the stone hatchets and flint arrows of our ancestors.Mistakes of Moses|Robert G. Ingersoll
The fire in the flint, 'tis said, "shows not till it be struck."William Shakespeare as he lived.|Henry Curling
Word Origin for flint
Old English flint "flint, rock," common Germanic (cf. Middle Dutch vlint, Old High German flins, Danish flint), from PIE *splind- "to split, cleave," from root *(s)plei- "to splice, split" (cf. Greek plinthos "brick, tile," Old Irish slind "brick"). Transferred senses were in Old English.