from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A heat-hardened, compacted, red or pink clay stone used by Native American peoples for making tobacco pipes.
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- n. A hard, red clay used by Native Americans for making tobacco pipes
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A kind of clay slate, carved by the Indians into tobacco pipes. Cf. catlinite.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as catlinite.
- n. The cast-iron prism lying on the back-stone of a lead-ore hearth and containing an opening for the twyer.
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