long clay

long clay

[′lȯŋ ¦klā]
(materials)
A clay used in ceramics that has a high degree of plasticity.
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References in classic literature ?
There was an old fellow there, smoking a long clay pipe, and we naturally began chatting.
It passed as a mere eccentricity when they heard of her stout drinking, her cigarette smoking, her occasional whiffs at a long clay pipe, her horsewhipping of a drunken servant, and her companionship with the snake Eliza, whom she was in the habit of bearing about in her pocket.
Seated round the table were four or five boys, none older than the Dodger, smoking long clay pipes, and drinking spirits with the air of middle-aged men.
The Spaniard was scheduled to play the tournament - he last won in 2008 - but admitted a long clay court season has taken a toll on his body.
But it has been a very long clay court season for me with great results," Nadal said in a statement released by tournament organisers.
The Old Market Tavern was a regular haunt of eight old men - all over 70 - who gathered there every morning to drink a glass or two and smoke their long clay pipes and to discuss the affairs of the world.
The French Open champion, still apparently finding his grass court feet after the long clay court season, moved into the fourth round with a 6-7(4) 6-1 6-1 6-1 victory over 63rd-ranked KazakhMikhail Kukushkin.
In E-Thay Inward-Yay Ourney-Jay: Ecoming-Bay Art-Pay Of-Yay E-Thay Amily-Fay (Ree-Thay), for example, a long clay tube appears to thread Finsel along the whole of his digestive tract.
(9.) The cylinder, a ten-inch long clay object, records Cyrus's conquest of Babylon in 539 BCE.
"I had the long clay court season so I stayed an extra eight days in Tampa where it was 100 degrees and 100 percent humidity and I got pretty fit."
I know I'm not the only one for whom consistent exercise and doing something physically challenging after a long clay at work is a difficult task.