noun Usually Disparaging.
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Origin of clay eater
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Example sentences from the Web for clay eater
But two things are clear in this tail-eater of a case: First, there seems to be plenty of guilt but hardly a criminal in sight.Wrongly Imprisoned for 15 Years Thanks to an Innocence Project|Jacob Siegel|November 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But, together, Webster, Clay, and Calhoun delayed the Civil War for 40 years.
Clay engineered the morally indefensible Missouri Compromise.
From the 1820s to the 1850s, the upper house was dominated by Daniel Webster, Henry Clay, and John Calhoun.
It just changed into something quite dark and unattractive with Clay, and was a unique moment in my artistic career.
The British had fired 143 cannon shot into the fort before the arrival of Gen. Clay.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
In the old days every great man kept a toad-eater; sometimes his functions were highly paid—Wolff's are, I fancy.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
Only the laborers on the plantations smoke small clay pipes.
They use those with long, straight stems, and both their clay and porcelain pipes are of the finest form and finish.
Papier maché buttons came in with Henry Clay's patent in 1778.Showell's Dictionary of Birmingham|Thomas T. Harman and Walter Showell