a species of chalk with which walls are built in Cambridgeshire.

A glossary of provincial and local words used in England. . 1790.

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  • Clunch — is a term for traditional building material used mainly in eastern England and Normandy. It is a term which encompasses a wide variety of materials, often locally variable. It often comes as irregular lumps of rock either picked up from the… …   Wikipedia

  • Clunch — Clunch, n. [Perh. fr. clinch to make fast] 1. (Mining) Indurated clay. See {Bind}, n., 3. [1913 Webster] 2. One of the hard beds of the lower chalk. Dana. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Clunch — Clunch, Mineral aus den Kohlen und Eisengruben von Staffordshire, aus Eisen, Ton, Kalk und Kieselerde bestehend, das geglüht und gepulvert, ähnlich dem Puzzolane einen trefflichen Mörtel gibt, außerdem viel besser und schöner poliert als der… …   Lexikon der gesamten Technik

  • clunch — noun Brit. soft limestone that is capable of being easily worked. Origin C19: perh. from dialect clunch lumpy, thickset …   English new terms dictionary

  • clunch — noun A traditional building material mostly made of chalk or clay …   Wiktionary

  • clunch — n. (British) hardened clay …   English contemporary dictionary

  • clunch — noun hardened clay • Regions: ↑United Kingdom, ↑UK, ↑U.K., ↑Britain, ↑United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, ↑Great Britain • Hypernyms: ↑soil, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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