fletton

noun
flet·​ton | \ ˈfletᵊn \
plural -s

Definition of fletton

: a yellowish red brick made by compressing moist ground clay in a steel mold

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History and Etymology for fletton

from Fletton, urban district in Huntingdonshire, England, center of the brickmaking industry employing this process

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“Fletton.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fletton. Accessed 16 Apr. 2021.

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