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earthenPart of speech: Adjective Usage examples "earthen":
- Sift the sugar into a deep earthen pan, and cut the butter into it. - "Seventy-Five Receipts for Pastry Cakes, and Sweetmeats", Miss Leslie.
- Have patience then and do not oppose your father; for my heart tells me that you will be happy, for rich treasures are often found inside a rough earthen jar." - "Stories from Pentamerone", Giambattista Basile.
- It would mean the occupation of an isolated room well away from the kitchen, the taking of his food in solitude, the reservation of earthen drinking vessels exclusively for his own use, to be destroyed afterwards. - "The Outcaste", F. E. Penny.