Likewise, there have been reports of violence stemming from Southern splinter groups as well.
This faction of the opposition is itself fractured into dozens of splinter groups.
A tornado does not just topple trees, it tears off their branches and twists their trunks until they splinter.
DS: I got a splinter of wood through my ear as some doors were exploding.
The LDS renounced polygamy long ago in response to bigamy laws, and doesn't recognize any splinter groups that practice polygamy.
"Suck it," ordered the Doctor, surveying the splinter with an experienced eye.
One day an Indian ran a splinter far into his foot, inflicting a very serious wound.
He had sent a splinter of shell through five miles of sunlight, hoping it would do some such thing as this.
splinter struck in before he could finish his irreverent exclamation.
One boy in the town had been killed by a splinter of rock; the buildings in the town had scarcely been injured at all.
To have a drink of liquor (1850+ Nautical)