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  • His steel trowel rang like a bell as he tossed the red brick like a ball in his strong, splaying hand.

    The Cottage of Delight | Will N. Harben
  • John asked, a look of shame crossing his face as he stood mechanically brushing his coat-sleeve with his big, splaying hand.

    The Cottage of Delight | Will N. Harben
  • He occasionally flicked on his torch, splaying it over the column, checking the positions of the men ahead of him.

    First on the Moon | Jeff Sutton
  • Another way to make an end joint is by bevelled scarfing or splaying (Fig. 562).

    Woodworking for Beginners | Charles Gardner Wheeler
  • He was clean-shaven, blue-eyed, and had a fine shock of brown hair through which he was constantly pushing his splaying fingers.

    The Hills of Refuge | Will N. Harben

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