ball clay

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Etymology[edit]

Ball clay is named after the clay found in Dorset, and Devon England where it was cut into balls that weighed 30 pounds.

Noun[edit]

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ball clay (uncountable)

  1. (uncountable) A type of clay.

References[edit]

  • Krueger, Dennis (December 1982). "Why On Earth Do They Call It Throwing?" Studio Potter Vol. 11, Number 1.[1] (etymology)