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earthenearth‧en /ˈɜːθən, -ðən $ ˈɜːr-/ adjective [only before noun]  1 DHan earthen floor or wall is made of soil2 DHan earthen pot etc is made of baked clay
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earthenSigns, understood the way Barth-and Derrida-understands them, are thoroughly earthen.He forbore to join our earthen feast.The barn was as high and big as a huge hall, an earthen floor strewn with finely scattered straw.an earthen floorI left my slippers outside and stepped into a dim room where Gandhi lay on a pallet on the earthen floor.When the opportunity comes, how-ever, one should smash him, like an earthen jar on a stone..An earthen mound forms an even more direct imitation.an earthen potThe coals were extinguished in the earthen stove, and the darkness absolute.No city or government wants to build earthen structures or allow them to be built.
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