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Correct spelling: clay

Common misspellings for clay:

cly, cla, caly, clay, cley, elay.

Clay \c-lay\

Origin:
English
Details:
Clay as a boy's name is of Old English origin. Occupational or place name involving clay; short form of Clayton. Clay that occurs naturally in the earth was a valued natural resource in earlier times. Boxing champion Muhammad Ali was named Cassius Clay after a 19th-century abolitionist, American statesman Henry Clay.
Related names:
Clayborne.
Meaning:
Cully, Cloy, Caley, Cleo, Coley, Cal.
Variants:
Klay.

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This graph shows how "clay" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

Examples of usage for clay:

  1. The floor is of clay, and the fire is nearly always in the middle of it .... "Second Shetland Truck System Report" , William Guthrie.
  2. I continued to ride some miles ahead, and passed through a scrub in a clay hollow, to which succeeded another open forest country with more of the soft red sand. "Journal of an Expedition into the Interior of Tropical Australia In Search of a Route from Sydney to the Gulf of Carpentaria (1848) by Lt. Col. Sir Thomas Livingstone Mitchell Kt. D.C.L. (1792-1855) Surveyor-General of New South Wales" , Thomas Mitchell.
  3. The workmen had passed through yellow clay chiefly, and the clay was wet and soft when the further sinking was interrupted. "Journal of an Expedition into the Interior of Tropical Australia In Search of a Route from Sydney to the Gulf of Carpentaria (1848) by Lt. Col. Sir Thomas Livingstone Mitchell Kt. D.C.L. (1792-1855) Surveyor-General of New South Wales" , Thomas Mitchell.

Quotes for clay:

  1. I am a hidden meaning made to defy. The grasp of words, and walk away With free will and destiny. As living, revolutionary clay. - Muhammad Iqbal
  2. The reproduction of mankind is a great marvel and mystery. Had God consulted me in the matter, I should have advised him to continue the generation of the species by fashioning them out of clay. - Martin Luther
  3. No man ever wetted clay and then left it, as if there would be bricks by chance and fortune. - Plutarch
  4. "Empathy" is the latest code word for liberal activism, for treating the Constitution as malleable clay to be kneaded and molded in whatever form justices want. It represents an expansive view of the judiciary in which courts create policy that couldn't pass the legislative branch or, if it did, would generate voter backlash. - Karl Rove
  5. It is very hard for me to switch from clay to grass. - Marat Safin

Rhymes for clay:

  1. aaa, attache, bouvier, bta, bua, cabaret, cabernet, cea, chevrolet, dak, disarray, disobey, ekk, faberge, fiance, intraday, ira, ita, jna, lyonnais, monterey, monterrey, overplay, overstay, perrier, piaget, underplay, underway, uva.
  2. abbe, allay, array, asay, astray, away, b-j, ballet, beauvais, belay, beret, betray, bombay, bouquet, buffet, cache, cafe, calais, carre, cathay, chalet, cliche, convey, crochet, croquet, da, decay, defray, delay, delray, dismay, display, dk, dossier, ek, essay, filet, fillet, ga, gervais, ha, halfway, hervey, hooray, hurray, jose, levey, mackay, macrae, manet, mccrea, mckay, mcveigh, millay, monet, moray, nikkei, nisei, o'shea, obey, oj, okay, olay, ole, orsay, parquet, passe, portray, prepay, puree, purvey, rene, renee, repay, replay, risque, saute, sergei, soiree, sorbet, souffle, survey, today, toupee, valet.
  3. ae, ay, bay, bey, blay, brae, bray, brey, ca, cay, che, cray, dae, day, daye, de, dey, dray, drey, fay, faye, fe, fey, flay, fray, frey, gaye, gray, graye, grey, gway, hay, haye, hey, hwe, j, jae, jay, jaye, k, kay, kaye, khe, klay, lait, lay, lei, ley, mae, may, maye, mei, mey, nay, ne, neigh, nej, ney, pay, paye, pei, play, pray, prey, quai, quay, rae, ray, raye, re, rey, say, saye, se, shay, shea, slay, sleigh, spray, sta, stay, stray, sway, sze, tae, tay, they, tray, trey, vey, way, waye, wei, weigh, wey, whey, wray, wy, yay, yea.
  4. asea, cabriolet, ceta, communique, foia, hiaa, naivete, noaa.
  5. waga.

Idioms for clay:

  1. have feet of clay
  2. feet of clay
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