pipe clay

noun

Definition of pipe clay

: highly plastic grayish-white clay used especially in making tobacco pipes and for whitening leather

First Known Use of pipe clay

1732, in the meaning defined above

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“Pipe clay.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pipe%20clay. Accessed 20 Jan. 2021.

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