1. [ noun ] (geology) a very fine-grained soil that is plastic when moist but hard when fired
Related terms: soil red_clay china_clay potter's_clay pipeclay argil bentonite fireclay adobe daub kitty_litter pottery brick tile silicon
2. [ noun ] (politics) United States politician known as the Great Compromiser; responsible for the Missouri Compromise between free and slave states (1777-1852)
Synonyms: the_great_compromiser henry_clay
Related terms: politician
3. [ noun ] (geology) water soaked soil; soft wet earth
Synonyms: mud
Related terms: soil bleaching_clay mud_pie mud
4. [ noun ] (military,work) United States general who commanded United States forces in Europe from 1945 to 1949 and who oversaw the Berlin airlift (1897-1978)
Synonyms: lucius_dubignon_clay lucius_clay
Related terms: general
5. [ noun ] Man's first name, popularity rank in the U.S. is 464
6. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 512
7. [ noun ] the dead body of a human being
Synonyms: corpse cadaver remains stiff
Related terms: body cremains
Similar spelling:   clayey