frost crack

noun

Definition of frost crack

: a split in a tree trunk due to uneven shrinkage during severe frost

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First Known Use of frost crack

1894, in the meaning defined above

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“Frost crack.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/frost%20crack. Accessed 25 Sep. 2020.

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