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brickearth

/ˈbrɪkˌɜːθ/
noun
1.
a clayey alluvium suitable for the making of bricks: specifically, such a deposit in southern England, yielding a fertile soil
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  • The land has been extensively quarried for chalk and the covering brickearth.
  • The geology of the area consists mainly of brickearth overlying chalk.

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