I asked the man what they were doing, and he said, wedging the clay.
He then stood in the doorway, wedging his stomach into the opening, so that nobody else should enter.
A clay may also be softened in this way by sprinkling it with water as the wedging goes on.
The scrambling, and wedging, and pushing, and driving are dreadful.
“Have sense, Julia,” Hugh remonstrated, wedging ...