Search Result:Clay

KK Pronunciation

〔 kle 〕


〔 klei 〕

Overview of noun clay

The noun clay has 5 senses

  • clay -- (a very fine-grained soil that is plastic when moist but hard when fired)

  • mud, clay -- (water soaked soil; soft wet earth)

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

  • Clay, Henry Clay, the Great Compromiser -- (United States politician responsible for the Missouri Compromise between free and slave states (1777-1852))

  • cadaver, corpse, stiff, clay, remains -- (the dead body of a human being; "the cadaver was intended for dissection"; "the end of the police search was the discovery of a corpse"; "the murderer confessed that he threw the stiff in the river"; "honor comes to bless the turf that wraps their clay")