covered or smeared with clay.
like or resembling clay.
full of or abounding in clay.
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How to use clayey in a sentence
Thus one saw only their heads which seemed to protrude from the clayey earth and were almost as yellow, with their closed eyes.Maupassant Original Short Stories (180), Complete | Guy de Maupassant
The soil is clayey, and thinly bestrewed with alpine grass, intermingled with syngenesious and cruciferous plants.
In the case of low-lying lands they are particularly suited for very damp clayey soils.
The river, not a wide one, swirled between high, clayey banks fringed with dense bush.Forging the Blades | Bertram Mitford
Fifteen feet up the bluff side a fallen dead tree projected its rotted, broken roots, like snaggled teeth, from the clayey bank.The Escape of Mr. Trimm | Irvin S. Cobb