Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Daubed with clay or mortar.

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Examples

  • How goes it? and Rebecca offered a clay-daubed hand, which the new-comer cordially shook.

    An Old-Fashioned Girl

  • Savory odors of wild fowl and venison daily drifted up the charred throat of its clay-daubed chimney, and by the same route, whenever the rolling smoke permitted, children sitting about the hearth took observations of the clouds and heavenly bodies, according to the time of day.

    Lippincott's Magazine, August, 1885

  • Among these clay-daubed huts, the homes of poor cultivators who waged war upon the rocky ground surrounding their handful of soil, he felt safe as he had never felt before.

    Pelle the Conqueror — Complete

  • Among these clay-daubed huts, the homes of poor cultivators who waged war upon the rocky ground surrounding their handful of soil, he felt safe as he had never felt before.

    Pelle the Conqueror — Volume 02

  • Beefy saw the jest clearly and guffawed aloud, to the amazement of a clay-daubed infantryman who had had nothing in his mind but thoughts of death and loading and firing his rifle for hours past.

    Between the Lines

  • Instead, the red earth partly covered by tough, scrawny grass, the muddy, straggling roads, the cottages of unpainted pine boards, and the clay-daubed huts imparted a "burnt up" impression.

    The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man

  • Like the others their slashed and scarred faces and clay-daubed lips showed them to belong to one of the fierce cannibal tribes of the

    The Boy Aviators in Africa

  • They gave us the clay-daubed little place, and fortunately it contained a stove, but nothing else.

    My War Experiences in Two Continents

  • The smoke from the fire in the _jacal_, where the _frijoles_ [76] blubbered in the iron pot, rose straight as a plumb-line above the clay-daubed chimney.

    Heart of the West [Annotated]

  • How goes it? "and Rebecca offered a clay-daubed hand, which the new-comer cordially shook.

    An Old-Fashioned Girl

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