[ noun ] a broken piece of a brittle artifact


fragment sherd

Used in print

(Ralph J. Salisbury, "On the Old Santa Fe Trail...)

Hardly had Mrs._Roebuck driven off when a rusty pick-up truck , father or grandfather of Senor `` Moriarty 's '' Ford sedan , came screeching to a dust swirling stop , and a brown face appeared , its nose threatened by shards of_what had once been the side window .

Related terms

piece potsherd break_up