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wattle and daub

wat·tle and daub
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [wot-l and dawb]
    • /ˈwɒt l ænd dɔb/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [wot-l and dawb]
    • /ˈwɒt l ænd dɔb/

Definitions of wattle and daub words

  • noun wattle and daub Also, wattle and dab. a building technique employing wattles plastered with clay and mud. 1
  • noun wattle and daub a form of wall construction consisting of upright posts or stakes interwoven with twigs or tree branches and plastered with a mixture of clay and straw. 1
  • noun wattle and daub ancient technique for building walls 1
  • noun wattle and daub a form of wall construction consisting of interwoven twigs plastered with a mixture of clay, lime, water, and sometimes dung and chopped straw 0
  • noun wattle and daub (as modifier) 0
  • modifier wattle and daub made of wattle and daub 0

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Origin of wattle and daub

First appearance:

before 1800
One of the 42% newest English words
First recorded in 1800-10

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Parts of speech for Wattle and daub

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

wattle and daub popularity

This term is known only to a narrow circle of people with rare knowledge. Only 29% of English native speakers know the meaning of this word.
According to our data about 73% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

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