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A clay suitable for making pottery or for modeling. Also called potter's earth.
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|Noun||1.||potter's clay - clay that does not contain any iron; used in making pottery or for modeling|
clay - a very fine-grained soil that is plastic when moist but hard when fired
slip - potter's clay that is thinned and used for coating or decorating ceramics
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