splinter

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Related to splintering: shake off, To bring on, brought out
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Crashing through splintering branches the two fell.
With a sudden crash it fell splintering in, and at the same instant Abdul felt himself lifted like a feather onto the roof above.
The blow smote the rail just for'ard of the fore-shrouds, splintering a gap through it as if it were no more than a cigar-box and cracking the covering board.