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fracture
used in Light in August

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a crack (or break) of a hard object — such as bone or rock; or the act of cracking or breaking
  • He had departed immediately: he did not know that at the time he was telling it, the negro Roz was lying unconscious in a neighboring cabin, with his skull fractured where Christmas, just inside the now dark door, had struck him with the bench leg when Roz plunged into the church.
    Chapter 14 (27% in)

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