Meaning of CLAY in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ kleɪ ]

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. øclay-pan Austral. a natural hollow in clay soil, retaining water after rain. clay pigeon a breakable disc thrown up from a trap as a target for shooting. øøclayey adj. clayish adj. claylike adj. [OE clóg f. WG]

English main colloquial, spoken dictionary.      Английский основной разговорный словарь.