Thesaurus / shavings

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The carpenter's bench stood under one of the trees, with shavings and chips all around it.

Joel: A Boy of GalileeAnnie Fellows Johnston

They went off like tiny shells, sputtering out on every side, but the shavings remained as dead as the sand of the beach.

Egholm and his GodJohannes Buchholtz

Mr. Swenson showed him, very carefully, how to ignite the shavings with a teapot lamp.

SteelCharles Rumford Walker

According to Pasteur, the shavings perform only a passive part in the manufacture.

Louis PasteurRen Vallery-Radot

Then he closed his knife, and picked up the paper and the shavings and the surprise, and out of the room he tiptoed.

Seven O'Clock StoriesRobert Gordon Anderson

Hence he left heaps of dust, shavings, and other things to accumulate in heaps.

The FugitivesR.M. Ballantyne

The choking of a plane is the stoppage of the throat by shavings.

Handwork in WoodWilliam Noyes

Her whittling finished, she carefully gathered up all the shavings and threw them into the fire.

Istar of BabylonMargaret Horton Potter

He had a tar barrel and another huge sack of shavings, besides a whole pile of dry driftwood.

Egholm and his GodJohannes Buchholtz

Henry slid forward, recovered a long dead stick, and rapidly whittled from it a lot of shavings.

The Eyes of the WoodsJoseph A. Altsheler

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