from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A clay free of iron, suitable for making pottery or for modeling.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The clay used by a potter.
  • noun idiomatic (Bible) A person or people created and shaped by God.
  • noun idiomatic (Bible) A nation or kingdom.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun clay that does not contain any iron; used in making pottery or for modeling


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