Heavy soils, soils that are hard to work; stiff, cloddy soils.
D will most likely be cloddy, like many fields that we often see.
Light porous soils may be rolled at any time, but clay soils can be rolled to advantage only when they are stiff and cloddy.
Paris has not yet had relief from the cloddy numbness brought on with the War.
To illustrate the importance of texture as related to moisture, soil should be secured which is cloddy, or lumpy.
This phalanx, entirely lawless, moves down upon a farmer who is urging two horses along a cloddy furrow, doing his fall plowing.
Shell quite irregular, cloddy, or tuberous, composed of thirty to forty subspherical chambers of nearly the same size.
On the other hand, the hazard would be even greater to sow clover on these soils when in a cloddy condition.
The soil would be rich if water were abundant: in the Bagree fields it is of a cloddy kind.
Will a soil that is fine and compact produce better crops than one that is loose and cloddy?
"lump of earth or clay," Old English clod- (in clodhamer "the fieldfare," a kind of thrush, literally "field-goer"), from Proto-Germanic *kludda-, from PIE *gleu- (see clay).
Synonymous with collateral clot until meaning differentiated 18c. Meaning "person" ("mere lump of earth") is from 1590s; that of "blockhead" is from c.1600 (cf. clodpate, clodpoll, etc.). It also was a verb in Middle English, meaning both "to coagulate, form into clods" and "to break up clods after plowing."
A stupid person
[1605+; fr clodpate or clodpole, ''clodhead'']