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spall

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a small flat piece separated from a whole
  • found a variety of uses for the spalls left over from their stonecutting operations

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The first known use of spall was in the 15th century

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“Spall.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/spall. Accessed 26 Sep. 2020.

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