brashy


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brashy, short-grained

Descriptive of weak, brittle wood that has little resistance to shock or bending and usually breaks quite abruptly.
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The larger SED logs come from older trees and the core is often rotten or brashy and yields wood fiber that is brittle or soft and not suitable for lumber [4].