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.
And crawl he did, across the rough, splintery floor of the old car.
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)