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Synonyms for clay

water soaked soil

United States general who commanded United States forces in Europe from 1945 to 1949 and who oversaw the Berlin airlift (1897-1978)

United States politician responsible for the Missouri Compromise between free and slave states (1777-1852)

the dead body of a human being

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The A-shaped roof was thatched with small branches laid close together and over these long jungle grass and palm fronds, with a final coating of clay.
Odd vases made by his own hand from the clay of the region held beautiful tropical flowers.
Saxon knew this was the precious clay required by the brickyard.
The whole knoll's clay, with a skin of soil over it."
"But you'll spoil all the beautiful canyon hauling out the clay," Saxon cried with alarm.
The clay pipe smoked utterly out, the old black, by aid of the crutch, with amazing celerity raised himself upstanding on his one leg and hobbled, with his hippity-hop, to the beach.
Tom went first, cutting rude steps in the clay hill as he descended.
"Lookyhere, Huck, there's footprints and some can- dle-grease on the clay about one side of this rock, but not on the other sides.
"John Clay, the murderer, thief, smasher, and forger.
John Clay, and I agree with you that he is at the head of his profession.
The method was no doubt suggested to Clay's ingenious mind by the colour of his accomplice's hair.
The brickyard paid ten cents a cubic yard for the clay. As for the rest of the ranch, the land was good in patches, where it was cleared, like the vegetable garden and the vineyard, but the rest of it was too much up-and-down.
But men are of a coarser clay. At least I am, and nearly twenty years had elapsed, and here was I burdened under a load of affection, like a sack of returned love-letters, with no lap into which to dump them.
In accordance with the chemical composition of Si[O.sub.2] (56.58 and 53.70 wt%), [Al.sub.2][O.sub.3] + [Fe.sub.2][O.sub.3], (23.39 and 25.12 wt%), and MgO + CaO + [Na.sub.2]O + [K.sub.2]O (8.51 and 8.63 wt%), the bulk and purified clay samples were located in the montmorillonite zone of the reported diagrams by Sivikaya etal.
This clay is also used in medical products and used extensively in cosmetics.