Definition of Pipe-clay
1. Verb. Whiten or clean with pipe-clay. "Pipe-clay leather"
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Literary usage of Pipe-clay
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Bulletin by North Carolina Dept. of Conservation and Development, North Carolina Geological Survey (1883-1905), North Carolina Geological and Economic Survey (1907)
"The pipe-clay is said to occur only on the north side of the creek and the fire-clay on the south side. ... There are four pits opened up in the pipe-clay. ..."
2. Report of the Geological Survey of Ohio by Geological Survey of Ohio (1893)
"Empire sewer pipe clay _ " " " 11. Elliottsville sewer pipe clay " " " 12. ... NU Walker's sewer pipe clay Reed. These analyses were for the most part ..."
3. Final Report by New Jersey Geological Survey (1904)
"Pipe Clay. At Grossman's pits at Burt Creek a variety termed pipe clay is dug. ... The section showed 6 feet of pipe clay underlain by 6 feet of fine quartz ..."
4. A Brief Historical Relation of State Affairs from September 1678 to April 1714 by Narcissus Luttrell (1857)
"... wool flocks, fullers earth, fulling clay, and tobacco pipe clay, out of this kingdom. Yesterdays foreign post sayes, ..."