Definitions

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  • n. A sort of blue or black clay lying near a vein of coal.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A sort of blue or black clay lying near a vein of coal.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A sort of blue or black clay lying near a bed of coal.

Etymologies

Compare Gaelic uir, uireach, mold, clay. (Wiktionary)

Examples

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  • "A sort of blue or black clay lying near a bed of coal."

    --Century Dictionary

    November 29, 2010