potter's earth
noun see potter's clay

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  • potter's clay — noun clay that does not contain any iron; used in making pottery or for modeling • Syn: ↑potter s earth • Hypernyms: ↑clay • Hyponyms: ↑slip * * * noun : a clay used or suitable for use by potters * * * a clay, s …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Potter's clay — 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

  • potter'sclay — pot·ter s clay (pŏtʹərz) n. A clay free of iron, suitable for making pottery or for modeling. Also called potter s earth. * * * …   Universalium

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