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Overview of noun clay

The noun clay has 5 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (11) clay

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

2. mud, clay

(water soaked soil; soft wet earth)

3. 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))

4. Clay, Henry Clay, the Great Compromiser

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

5. 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")

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