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pipe-clay

[pahyp-kley] /ˈpaɪpˌkleɪ/
verb (used with object)
1.
to whiten with pipe clay.
Origin of pipe-clay
1825-1835
1825-35

pipe clay

noun
1.
a fine, white clay used for making tobacco pipes, whitening parts of military or other dress, etc.
Origin
1750-60
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