(Earth"en*ware`) n. Vessels and other utensils, ornaments, or the like, made of baked
clay. See Crockery, Pottery, Stoneware, and Porcelain.
(Earth" flax`) (Min.) A variety of asbestus. See Amianthus.
(Earth"fork`) n. A pronged fork for turning up the earth.
(Earth"i*ness) n. The quality or state of being earthy, or of containing earth; hence, grossness.
(Earth"li*ness) n. The quality or state of being earthly; worldliness; grossness; perishableness.
(Earth"ling) n. [Earth + - ling.] An inhabitant of the earth; a mortal.
Earthlings oft her deemed a deity.Drummond.
1. Pertaining to the earth; belonging to this world, or to man's existence on the earth; not heavenly or
spiritual; carnal; worldly; as, earthly joys; earthly flowers; earthly praise.
This earthly loadMilton.
Of death, called life.
Whose glory is in their shame, who mind earthly things.Phil. iii. 19.
2. Of all things on earth; possible; conceivable.
What earthly benefit can be the result?Pope.
3. Made of earth; earthy. [Obs.] Holland.
Syn. Gross; material; sordid; mean; base; vile; low; unsubstantial; temporary; corrupt; groveling.
(Earth"ly), adv. In the manner of the earth or its people; worldly.
Took counsel from his guiding eyesEmerson.
To make this wisdom earthly wise.