Clay ironstone
Ironstone I"ron*stone`, 1. n. A hard, earthy ore of iron. [1913 Webster]

2. {ironstone china}. [PJC]

{Clay ironstone}. See under {Clay}.

{Ironstone china}, a hard white pottery, first made in England during the 18th century. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Clay ironstone — Clay Clay (kl[=a]), n. [AS. cl[=ae]g; akin to LG. klei, D. klei, and perh. to AS. cl[=a]m clay, L. glus, gluten glue, Gr. gloio s glutinous substance, E. glue. Cf. {Clog}.] 1. A soft earth, which is plastic, or may be molded with the hands,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • clay-ironstone — clay irˈonstone noun A clayey chalybite • • • Main Entry: ↑clay …   Useful english dictionary

  • clay ironstone — noun : siderite ore occurring admixed with clayey rock material …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ironstone — I ron*stone , 1. n. A hard, earthy ore of iron. [1913 Webster] 2. {ironstone china}. [PJC] {Clay ironstone}. See under {Clay}. {Ironstone china}, a hard white pottery, first made in England during the 18th century. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ironstone china — Ironstone I ron*stone , 1. n. A hard, earthy ore of iron. [1913 Webster] 2. {ironstone china}. [PJC] {Clay ironstone}. See under {Clay}. {Ironstone china}, a hard white pottery, first made in England during the 18th century. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Clay — (kl[=a]), n. [AS. cl[=ae]g; akin to LG. klei, D. klei, and perh. to AS. cl[=a]m clay, L. glus, gluten glue, Gr. gloio s glutinous substance, E. glue. Cf. {Clog}.] 1. A soft earth, which is plastic, or may be molded with the hands, consisting of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Clay cold — Clay Clay (kl[=a]), n. [AS. cl[=ae]g; akin to LG. klei, D. klei, and perh. to AS. cl[=a]m clay, L. glus, gluten glue, Gr. gloio s glutinous substance, E. glue. Cf. {Clog}.] 1. A soft earth, which is plastic, or may be molded with the hands,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Clay marl — Clay Clay (kl[=a]), n. [AS. cl[=ae]g; akin to LG. klei, D. klei, and perh. to AS. cl[=a]m clay, L. glus, gluten glue, Gr. gloio s glutinous substance, E. glue. Cf. {Clog}.] 1. A soft earth, which is plastic, or may be molded with the hands,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Clay mill — Clay Clay (kl[=a]), n. [AS. cl[=ae]g; akin to LG. klei, D. klei, and perh. to AS. cl[=a]m clay, L. glus, gluten glue, Gr. gloio s glutinous substance, E. glue. Cf. {Clog}.] 1. A soft earth, which is plastic, or may be molded with the hands,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Clay pit — Clay Clay (kl[=a]), n. [AS. cl[=ae]g; akin to LG. klei, D. klei, and perh. to AS. cl[=a]m clay, L. glus, gluten glue, Gr. gloio s glutinous substance, E. glue. Cf. {Clog}.] 1. A soft earth, which is plastic, or may be molded with the hands,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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