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  • It can seldom be obtained in large portions, and has the disadvantage of being apt to warp; its great hardness, however, renders it valuable for the manufacture of various articles, such as the cogs of mill-wheels, flails and mallets, and handles of hammers.
  • Rice is threshed by beating the ears on a log; other grains, with flails on mud threshing-floors.
 
 

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