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small particles of wood produced in
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Near the base of one maple, she found a beetle sprinkled with
, its head submerged in a dime-size hole in the tree's trunk.
On wide stone staircases there are inexplicable drifts of chunky
, as if someone has been chain-sawing the banisters.
in the thick-walled, partially buried building, the blocks would stay frozen well into summer.
Around its base was piled
, held in place by heavy planks nailed to the floor.
Poultry droppings are another possibility if you have straw or
to mix with it.
Next, needles were placed in tumbling barrels full of coarse hardwood
in order to be cooled and polished.
in the icehouse makes a comfortable bottom in which to root, and a warm bed.
It is the last night, and the last act has played and bowed and left the
She returned to the table, brushing
off her boots.
Smoldering hills of
landfill send white smoke across the bridge, which mixes with diesel exhaust from the traffic.
British Dictionary definitions for
particles of wood formed by sawing
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