verb (used with object)
Origin of clay1
Related formsclay·like, adjectiveun·clayed, adjective
Examples from the Web for claying
While Grenada was in the hands of the French, there was a refinery of sugar, by claying, at least upon almost every plantation.
The appearance of the beans may often be improved by “claying,” a very slight coating of red earth or clay being added.
On their receipt they are placed in large storehouses, where the familiar operation of claying is performed.
On their receipt, they are placed in large storehouses, where the familiar operation of claying is performed.The Former Philippines thru Foreign Eyes|Toms de Comyn
British Dictionary definitions for claying (1 of 2)
Derived Formsclayey, clayish or claylike, adjective
Word Origin for clay
British Dictionary definitions for claying (2 of 2)
Science definitions for claying
Idioms and Phrases with claying
In addition to the idiom beginning with clay
- clay pigeon
- feet of clay