Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In coal-mining, clay ironstone, or argillaceous iron ore, in thin strata.

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Examples

  • Before its discovery, all the iron manufactured in Scotland was made from clay-band; but the use of the latter has in a great measure been discontinued wherever a sufficient supply of Black Band can be obtained.

    Industrial Biography

  • Before its discovery, all the iron manufactured in Scotland was made from clay-band; but the use of the latter has in a great measure been discontinued wherever a sufficient supply of Black Band can be obtained.

    Industrial Biography, Iron Workers and Tool Makers

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