wattle-and-daub

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wattle-and-daub or -dab. Interwoven staves and twigs used to fill a panel in a timber frame, providing a backing for a finish of daub (clay, dung, or mud) or plaster (usually on straw or hair), which is then lime-washed. It is also used in roofs beneath thatch, in which case it is under-thatch wattling.

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Alcock , Barley , Dixon , and Meeson (1996);
Brunskill (1987, 1994)