Fictile Fic"tile, a. [L. fictilis. See {Fiction}.] Molded, or capable of being molded, into form by art; relating to pottery or to molding in any soft material. [1913 Webster]

Fictile earth is more fragile than crude earth. --Bacon. [1913 Webster]

The earliest specimens of Italian fictile art. --C. Wordsworth. [1913 Webster]

{Fictile ware}, ware made of any material which is molded or shaped while soft; hence, pottery of any sort. -- {Fic"tile*ness}, n. -- {Fic*til"i*ty}, n. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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