the Stone Age

the Stone Age
: the oldest period in which human beings are known to have existed : the age during which humans made and used stone tools

It was a skill developed during the Stone Age.

Stone Age weapons

— often used figuratively

His political ideas are from the Stone Age. [=are from the distant past; are very out of date]

I'm still using a Stone Age computer. [=an outdated/obsolete computer]

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