Definition of Clayish

1. a. Partaking of the nature of clay, or containing particles of it.



Definition of Clayish

1. Adjective. Resembling clay. ¹

2. Adjective. Containing clay. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Clayish

1. resembling or containing clay [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Clayish

claybed
claybeds
claybeg
claycourt
claycourts
claye
clayed
clayen
clayes
clayey
clayeyness
clayier
clayiest
clayiness
claying
clayish (current term)
clayishness
claykicker
clayless
claylike
claym
claymated
claymating
claymation
claymations
claymore
claymore mine
claymores
claypan
claypans

Literary usage of Clayish

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1. Bulletin by United States Bureau of Plant Industry (1907)
"clayish soil. 13053. lian Hoe Tsn. From ... clayish soil. 13062. Shim Tsui Pan. ... clayish soil. 13065. 0 Ka Hoe Rai. ..."

2. Iron Ores of Missouri and Michigan by Raphael Pumpelly, Thomas Benton Brooks, Adolf Schmidt, Regis Chauvenet, Andrew Alexander Blair (1874)
"The main body of the hill, as far as opened, consists of a loose clayish mass, undoubtedly decomposed porphyry, known amongst the miners under the name of ..."

3. The Canadian Entomologist by Entomological Society of Canada (1863-1871), Entomological Society of Canada (1951- ), Entomological Society of Ontario (1907)
"Fore wing pale clayish-ochre, with two horizontal black lines, one from base ... Fore wing pale, terra-cotta or clayish-ochre ; palest along dorsal margin, ..."

4. The Gentleman's Magazine (1890)
"When it is wanted to give the cocoa husk a clayish colour and granulated ... The cocoa will then take the clayish colour as above; but it does not improve ..."

5. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia by Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1864)
"It lays three or four, sometimes five, longish oval eggs, 1 T3e by $ of an inch, clayish white, splashed with spots and scratches, and about the large end ..."

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