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Collins Discovery Encyclopedia, 1st edition © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
1. A material such as clay, mortar, mud, or plaster (often mixed with straw), used as infilling between logs, as a coating over walls, or as plaster in wattle-and-daub.
2. To coat roughly with plaster or mud.
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