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Definition of "cloam" [cloam]

  • Clay. (noun)
  • Earthenware. (noun)
  • Of earthenware. (adjective)
  • To make cloam. (verb)
  • To gutter (as a candle). (verb)

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Use "cloam" in a sentence
  • ""'Tis a gurt shame, that's what 'tis," said Primrose, resentful both for her friend's riband and her own edging; "and I'd get my Willie to make her buy new, only 'tis no good asking paupers for money, because, even if they was to be sold up, all their sticks and cloam wouldn't fetch enough for a yard o 'this riband.""
  • ""I'll help wi 'the cloam," said a big, heavily-made boy who was seated at one end of the table, eating a pasty."
  • "My poor back is blue all over with the cloam my missus takes to bed."
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