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- 1. clay, soil, dirt
- usage: a very fine-grained soil that is plastic when moist but hard when fired
- 2. mud, clay, soil, dirt
- usage: water soaked soil; soft wet earth
- 3. Clay, Lucius Clay, Lucius DuBignon Clay
- usage: 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
- usage: United States politician responsible for the Missouri Compromise between free and slave states (1777-1852)
- 5. cadaver, corpse, stiff, clay, remains, body, dead body
- usage: 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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