Spalt (?), n. [Cf. G. spaltstein, from spalten to split. See 1st Spell.] Metal.

Spelter.

[Colloq.]

 

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Spalt, a. [See 1st Spell.]

1.

Liable to break or split; brittle; as, spalt timber.

[Prov. Eng.]

Halliwell.

2.

Heedless; clumsy; pert; saucy.

[Prov. Eng.]

 

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Spalt, v. t. & i. [Cf. OE. spalden. See Spalt, a.]

To split off; to cleave off, as chips from a piece of timber, with an ax.

[Prov. Eng. & Local, U.S.]

 

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