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They are cut on the splay so that the front end is half the width of a header and one side half the length of the brick.
No variation, no change; the art of it is to keep almost to the same groove, and not to make the figure broad and splay.
THE HILLS AND THE VALERICHARD JEFFERIES
The centre porch has twisted columns, which are carried round the splay of the arch.
CATHEDRAL CITIES OF ITALYWILLIAM WIEHE COLLINS
Such a collection of splay feet, puffed joints, and misshapen limbs was assuredly never before made within so small a compass.
They are boldly splayed off, and in the middle of the splay is set a shaft, which finishes with a sculptured capital.
And here I thought all along it was because you was splay-foot farmers, and unfortunate, you know, that way like all nesters is.
STEPSONS OF LIGHTEUGENE MANLOVE RHODES
The entire feat had been accomplished in 6:34 1/2, setting a new world's record for red-headed farmer boys with one splay foot.
THE OAKDALE AFFAIREDGAR RICE BURROUGHS
Mr Lorraine is romantic, and thinks that intelligent women are bound to be ill-shod, splay-waisted, and brusque.
LOVE'S USURIESLOUIS CRESWICKE
Early English windows must have a splay: the spire may have a weathercock: for these then there is an appropriate signification.
They came at him on splay feet, their clubs raised high, their mouths opened and their eyes slitted in rage.
CASTLE OF TERRORE.J. LISTON

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