fire clay

noun
a refractory clay used for making crucibles, firebricks, etc.

Origin:
1810–20

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fire clay
 
n
a heat-resistant clay used in the making of firebricks, furnace linings, etc

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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.
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