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Definition of "claying" []

  • Present participle of clay. (verb)

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Use "claying" in a sentence
  • "In Venezuela an old Spanish custom still prevails of sprinkling a fine red earth over the beans in the process of drying; this plan has little to recommend it, unless it be for the purpose of long storage in warehouses in the tropics, when the "claying" may protect the bean from mildew and preserve the aroma."
  • "Louisiana do some ` dodges 'as cunning as that, -- such as claying his feet to make the hounds lose the scent, and, after running backwards and forwards upon a fallen log, leap into the tops of trees, and get off in that way."
  • "I had to say I love the way you have matched the gorgeous chunky button to the wool – and how lovely to combine the two hobbies of knitting and claying, great idea."
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