Ovid, Fasti i. 201, says that the god had in his hand a fictile fulmen.
In the first none of the fictile ware was turned on the wheel or fire-baked.
For ours is a most fictile world; and man is the most fingent plastic of creatures.
In Fictile art, in Fictile history, it is equally exemplary.
The first and most obvious subdivision which the early British fictile ware admits of, is into hand-made and wheel-made pottery.
It was much used for the ornamentation of friezes and interiors, for the decoration of fictile vases, the borders of dresses, &c.
They take a high place among American fictile products for grace of form and beauty of decoration.
Many others of the Indian tribes practised the fictile art, very few, so far as is known, being entirely ignorant of it.
Fictile, fik′til, adj. used or fashioned by the potter, plastic.
Figuline, fig′ū-lin, adj. such as is made by the potter, fictile.