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My first exposure to the piece came from the splintery wood cabinet in the corner of the studio.
Calcareous incrustations, including fragments of madrepores, and of shells, cemented by splintery carbonate of lime.
Finally Gavegan managed to get a flame from one of those irritatingly splintery Swedish matches made in Japan.Children of the Whirlwind|Leroy Scott
Hornstone occurs under three modifications; splintery hornstone, conchoidal hornstone, and woodstone.A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines|Andrew Ure
A brittle wood breaks suddenly with a clean instead of a splintery fracture and without warning.
In use for floors, some woods tend to compact and wear smooth, while others become splintery and rough.