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boulder clay

noun, Geology
1.
a glacial deposit consisting chiefly of unstratified clay with embedded boulders.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60
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boulder clay

noun
1.
an unstratified glacial deposit consisting of fine clay, boulders, and pebbles See also till4
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