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Definition: Splint coal
, n. [Akin to D. splinter,G. splinter, splitter,
Dan. splint, Sw. splint a kind of spike, a forelock (in
nautical use), Sw. splintato splint, splinter, Dan. splinte,
and E. split. See Split
, v. t., and cf. Splent
1. A piece split off; a splinter.
2. (Surg.) A thin piece of wood, or other substance, used to
keep in place, or protect, an injured part, especially a
broken bone when set.
3. (Anat.) A splint bone.
4. (Far.) A disease affecting the splint bones, as a
callosity or hard excrescence.
5. (Anc. Armor.) One of the small plates of metal used in
making splint armor. See Splint armor
The knees and feet were defended by splints, or thin
plates of steel. --Sir. W.
6. Splint, or splent, coal. See Splent coal
,a kind of ancient armor formed of thin plates
of metal, usually overlapping each other and allowing the
limbs to move freely.
(Anat.), one of the rudimentary, splintlike
metacarpal or metatarsal bones on either side of the
cannon bone in the limbs of the horse and allied animals.
. See Splent coal
, under Splent