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clay
Part of Speech: noun
Results: 4
1. Earth in general, as representing the elementary particles of the human body; hence, the human body as formed from such particles.
2. A soft earth, which is plastic, or may be molded with the hands, consisting of hydrous silicate of aluminium. It is the result of the wearing down and decomposition, in part, of rocks containing aluminous minerals, as granite. Lime, magnesia, oxide of iron, and other ingredients, are often present as impurities.
Part of Speech: verb transitive
1. To cover or manure with clay.
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