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flinders


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Flinders  \Flin"ders\,  n.  pl  [Scot.  flenders,  flendris  perh. 
  akin  to  E.  flutter;  cf  D.  flenters  rags,  broken  pieces.] 
  Small  pieces  or  splinters;  fragments. 
 
  The  tough  ash  spear,  so  stout  and  true,  Into  a  thousand 
  flinders  flew.  --Sir  W. 
  Scott. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  flinders 
  n  :  a  small  thin  sharp  bit  or  wood  or  glass  or  metal;  "he  got  a 
  splinter  in  his  finger";  "it  flew  into  flinders"  [syn:  {splinter}, 
  {sliver}] 




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