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fire clay

noun
1.
a refractory clay used for making crucibles, firebricks, etc.
Origin
1810-1820
1810-20
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  • Supplies needed include a commercially available low fire clay and a kiln.
  • The mixing, packing, wheeling and tempering of mortar and fire clay.
British Dictionary definitions for fire clay

fire clay

noun
1.
a heat-resistant clay used in the making of firebricks, furnace linings, etc
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