My first exposure to the piece came from the splintery wood cabinet in the corner of the studio.
Hornstone is more brittle than flint and has a splintery rather than a conchoidal fracture.
The nature of the bark is known by its splintery, fibrous, or corky texture.
The rocks are pale-coloured (yellowish or reddish as a rule), hard, splintery, much jointed and occasionally nodular.
A brittle wood breaks suddenly with a clean instead of a splintery fracture and without warning.
Yes, over the surface of the water radiated a ferny, splintery film, which was ice.
But on December 19th came another dreadful and splintery packing-case.
It is rarely used for inside finishing, owing to its brittle and splintery character.
Spurling took out his knife and deliberately slithered a long, splintery shaving off the fence-top.
At Point Deas Thompson the limestone re-appears, having reddish-brown and flesh-red colours, and a splintery fracture.
To have a drink of liquor (1850+ Nautical)