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Definition of "clunch" []

  • A traditional building material mostly made of chalk or clay. (noun)

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Use "clunch" in a sentence
  • "Beneath the level of this canal a shaft has been sunk through a grey argillaceous substance, called in this country clunch, which is said to be a pretty certain indication of coal; beneath this lies a stratum of coal, about two or three inches thick, of an inferior kind, yielding little flame in burning, and leaving much ashes; below this is a rock of"
  • "The soft white stone used for some of the interior decorations is called "clunch," and is found within a few miles of Ely; it is well adapted for the purposes to which it is applied, it is easily worked and capable of being highly finished, but will not bear exposure to the weather."
  • "She said her husband thought they would get five hundred pounds out of the silly clunch, he were so simple."
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