the stem or trunk of a tree.
any of a variety of soft, unctuous clays of various colors, used as pigments.
a medium red-brown color made from such clay.
Contemporary Examples

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Historical Examples

Dwellers in the Hills Melville Davisson Post
Master Reynard Jane Fielding
At Last Charles Kingsley
Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine, No. 404, June, 1849 Various
Death of a B.E.M. Berkeley Livingston
Pierre And His People, [Tales of the Far North], Complete Gilbert Parker
Pine Needles Susan Bogert Warner
The Puddleford Papers, H. H. Riley
Janice Day Helen Beecher Long

the trunk of a tree
a reddish soft variety of clay used as a pigment
a moderate reddish-brown colour


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