pipe clay


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

Word History

First Known Use

1732, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of pipe clay was in 1732

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“Pipe clay.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pipe%20clay. Accessed 21 Sep. 2023.

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