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sliver

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

a small flat piece separated from a whole
  • I got a sliver of wood stuck in my finger

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sliver

verb

Synonyms of sliver (Entry 2 of 2)

to cut into long slender pieces
  • carefully slivered the rattan stems into strips for basketry

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The first known use of sliver was in the 14th century

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“Sliver.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/sliver. Accessed 8 May. 2021.

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