from The Century Dictionary.
- Of clay.
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- adjective Of
clay; made of clay.
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‘Silvern’ stood originally in Wiclif’s Bible (“_silverne_ housis to Diane”, Acts xix. 24); but already in the second recension of this was exchanged for ‘silver’; ‘hornen’, still in provincial use, he also employs, and ‘clayen’ (Job iv. 19) no less.
English Past and Present Richard Chenevix Trench 1846