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First published 1952 (SND Vol. III).
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CLAYEY, n. A clay marble. Gen.Sc. Cf. Clayer, above. [′kleɪ̢]Slg. 1910 G. Harvey in Dundee Advertiser (5 July):
In addition to these there were the “clayey” and the “glessie,” which received their names from the material of which they were made.

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