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Calcareous incrustations, including fragments of madrepores, and of shells, cemented by splintery carbonate of lime.
Finally Gavegan managed to get a flame from one of those irritatingly splintery Swedish matches made in Japan.
Hornstone occurs under three modifications; splintery hornstone, conchoidal hornstone, and woodstone.
A brittle wood breaks suddenly with a clean instead of a splintery fracture and without warning.
In use for floors, some woods tend to compact and wear smooth, while others become splintery and rough.
At Point Deas Thompson the limestone re-appears, having reddish-brown and flesh-red colours, and a splintery fracture.
A great portion of it, however, is compact, and has a flat conchoidal and slightly splintery fracture.
Spurling took out his knife and deliberately slithered a long, splintery shaving off the fence-top.
JIM SPURLING, FISHERMANALBERT WALTER TOLMAN
Some had splintery threads hanging around their cuts like used toothpicks.
Stanfield's lines pass away into delicate splintery fissures.

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