pipe-clayish

pipe-clay·ish

English syllables. 2014.

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  • pipe-clayish — ish, ēsh adjective Etymology: pipe clay + ish 1. : manifesting cleanliness or spruceness 2. : formally and stiffly military (as in appearance, manner) …   Useful english dictionary

  • pipe-clayey — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ē, i adjective Etymology: pipe clay + y : pipe clayish …   Useful english dictionary

  • Clay — n. 1 a stiff sticky earth, used for making bricks, pottery, ceramics, etc. 2 poet. the substance of the human body. 3 (in full clay pipe) a tobacco pipe made of clay. Phrases and idioms: clay pan Austral. a natural hollow in clay soil, retaining… …   Useful english dictionary


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