Old enough to know that this exfoliation is entirely natural.
An exfoliation of the rock itself, you would call the houses that seem to grow there, so identical is the colour and character.
But the age has fairly outgrown them, and they are falling away by a natural process of exfoliation.
The surface retains much of the original polish, but exfoliation has commenced on one side.
The general color of the trunk is orange-brown, the new bark, exposed by exfoliation, is yellow.
An exfoliation of the rock itself you would call the houses that seem to grow there—so identical is the colour and character.
Where unworn by contact with the ground, the horn of the sole is shed by a process of exfoliation.
This second efflorescence faded on the twenty-fourth day, and on the twenty-seventh exfoliation began.