plasticine

See also: Plasticine

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plasticine (plural plasticines)

  1. modelling clay.
    • 1909, William James Sutherland, The Teaching of Geography[1]:
      Models; how to make paper pulp models; salt and flour models; sand models; plasticine models; chalk and pencil models.
    • 1920, D. H. Lawrence, Women in Love:
      Hermione Roddice suggested we should ask Gudrun to teach her to draw and to model in clay. You know Winnie is astonishingly clever with that plasticine stuff. Hermione declares she is an artist.

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