[ UK /ˈɜːðən/ ]
[ US /ˈɝθən/ ]
  1. made of earth (or baked clay)
    an earthen pot
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How To Use earthen In A Sentence

  • I took the pint mug of white earthenware from the shelf behind her. Prisons and Prisoners: Some Personal Experiences
  • It is burned in a metal or earthen dish called a brazier, and a double handful may last a family a whole day. Conservation Reader
  • The electrodes consist of metal grills covered with platinum or some other inoxidizable metal, and are placed in a vat with the intervention of perforated earthenware plates. Scientific American Supplement, No. 620, November 19,1887
  • Use a pot of white porcelain or glazed earthenware, with its edge partly serrated and provided with a lid, the skirt of which fits loosely inside
  • Curd is boiled, cooled and whisked buffalo milk poured into earthenware pots and left to set.
  • Hither ascended a _cantonnier_ when the new road was made up the valley, and here he found chipped flints of primeval man, a polished celt, a scrap of Samian ware, and in a niche at the side sealed up with stalactite, a tiny earthenware pitcher 2-1/2 inches high, a leaden spindle-whorl, some shells, and a toy sheep-bell. Castles and Cave Dwellings of Europe
  • Those with relatives in Guangzhou will enjoy home cooking, especially the soup done slowly in earthenware pots over gas fires, and will rest in the space of their own bedrooms.
  • Here seems to be an allusion to the lamps which Gideon's soldiers carried in earthen pitchers, Jud. vii. Commentary on the Whole Bible Volume VI (Acts to Revelation)
  • While the meat barbecued and the cooking pots steamed, the captain explained to me the use of a large earthenware jar.
  • This dish is usually made in an earthenware casserole-type dish called a cassoulet. THE TANTE MARIE’S COOKING SCHOOL COOKBOOK
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