wattle and daub
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Origin of wattle and daub
Examples from the Web for wattle and daub
Very little of the earlier buildings remained, as they all appear to have been built of wood and wattle-and-daub.
In the early period there were wood and wattle-and-daub houses.
The end walls were closed with wooden studs and wattle-and-daub filling.
In the round hut, which was made with branches and wattle-and-daub, stick nests were united to the plaster work of rock martins.The Adventures of a Grain of Dust|Hallam Hawksworth
Beyond it there lay amid the trees the wattle-and-daub hut of a laborer, the door open, and the single room exposed to the view.The White Company|Arthur Conan Doyle
British Dictionary definitions for 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
- (as modifier)a wattle-and-daub hut