a stiff, sticky fine-grained earth, typically yellow, red, or bluish-gray in color and often forming an impermeable layer in the soil. It can be molded when wet, and is dried and baked to make bricks, pottery, and ceramics.
technical sediment with particles smaller than silt, typically less than 0.00016 inch (0.004 mm).
a hardened clay surface for a tennis court.
literary the substance of the human body:this lifeless clay