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English definition of “clay”

clay

noun [U]     /kleɪ/
thick, heavy soil that is soft when wet, and hard when dry or baked, used for making bricks and containersSoil clayey     /ˈkleɪ.i/ adjective containing a lot of clay: clayey soilSoil
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