Thesaurus / splinter
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
Over this we toasted bits of meat on the end of a splinter, and presently our hunger was appeased.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
The second barrel was discharged with no better result, except that a splinter of its horn was knocked off.
HUNTING THE LIONSR.M. BALLANTYNE
Can be made from colorless acid by adding a splinter of pine, or allowing to stand in sunlight.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
Using a pair of bullet-molds I managed to secure a grip on the ugly splinter and pull it out.
A VIRGINIA SCOUTHUGH PENDEXTER
Two bullets went through the boy's hat; then a splinter cut through his clothes; still he did not flinch.
STORIES OF OUR NAVAL HEROESVARIOUS
"Good-morning," said a low voice from the door as I stood encouraging the camp-fire with splinter wood and dead palmetto fans.
IN SEARCH OF THE UNKNOWNROBERT W. CHAMBERS
"These roads are very dusty," he remarked, wiping a splinter of fine shale from his own eyes.
THE ARGUS PHEASANTJOHN CHARLES BEECHAM
Pliny says, corundum was used in the form of a splinter fixed in an iron style.
At the report a splinter of wood flew from the top of the post.
THE RANGE BOSSCHARLES ALDEN SELTZER
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