Clunch
Clunch Clunch, n. [Perh. fr. clinch to make fast] 1. (Mining) Indurated clay. See {Bind}, n., 3. [1913 Webster]

2. One of the hard beds of the lower chalk. --Dana. [1913 Webster]


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