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  • 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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