/ (blez, bleɪz) /
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- hardened clay or shale, esp when crushed and used to form the top layer of a sports pitch: bluish-grey or reddish in colour
- (as modifier)a blaes pitch
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Word Origin for blaes
C18: from blae
Words nearby blaes
blading, blady grass, blae, blaeberry, Blaenau Gwent, blaes, Blaeu, blaff, blag, blagging, Blagonravov
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How to use blaes in a sentence
Near Glasgow one sees great heaps of shale or blaes (generally blackband), which are often mistaken for natural hills.The Romance of Plant Life|G. F. Scott Elliot