- Crudely chopped flints, believed to be naturally produced by geological processes such as glaciation.
- The Mesolithic period
- The act of excavating, or of making hollow, by cutting, scooping, or digging out a part of a solid mass.
- A cavity formed by cutting, digging, or scooping.
- An uncovered cutting in the earth, in distinction from a covered cutting or tunnel.
- The material dug out in making a channel or cavity.