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Pisé

A building whose walls are made of compressed earth, usually stiff clay formed and rammed into a movable framework; the building material itself; that is, stiff earth or clay rammed until firm to form walls and floors.
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pisé

1. Same as rammed earth.
2. A mixture of clay and chopped straw, sometimes with the addition of gravel; particularly used in wall construction.
3. Cob used as a wall material.
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