clunch


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clunch

(klʌntʃ)
n
1. hardened clay
2. a lout
3. a shapeless mass

Clunch

 a lump; a heavy, unshapely mass.
Example: clunch of snow, 1888.
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Noun1.clunch - hardened clay
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
dirt, soil - the part of the earth's surface consisting of humus and disintegrated rock
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The other new firemen to complete their basic three-month training were: Kenny Braham, Tony Churchill, Mark Clunch, Terry Conner, Joe Dunne, Mike Johnson, Keith Matthews, Roger Morris, Mark Rawden, Barry Stainsby, John Stringer, Mike Tilling, Steve Waggott and Archie Wilson.
Churches and other buildings in the villages (including in some cases, such as the converted windmill referred to above, the houses in which children lived) were built from clunch, a hardened chalk of the Cretaceous period chemically altered by the cementing of the silica and thus suitable for cutting and using as a building material.
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