frost crack

noun

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

Word History

First Known Use

1894, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of frost crack was in 1894

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“Frost crack.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/frost%20crack. Accessed 6 Dec. 2022.

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