[ wˈɒtə͡l and dˈɔːb], [ wˈɒtəl and dˈɔːb], [ w_ˈɒ_t_əl a_n_d d_ˈɔː_b]
How to use "Wattle and daub" in context?
The traditional construction material of wattle and daub is made from coarse wattle-and-daub logs placed upright in a frame of boards, with the interiors left unpainted. The prevailing theory is that the technique was developed by the North African Berbers in the late Stone Age, as a more affordable and sustainable solution to building than the more common methods of stone masonry and earthworks. Wattle and daub remains the most common building material in rural Africa, as well as in parts of South and Southeast Asia.
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