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  • If the so-called 'claybank' faction are not altogether friendly to the

    Forty-Six Years in the Army

  • The 'claybank' leaders control all the conservative elements in the State, and give to Genl.

    Forty-Six Years in the Army

  • In color she was "claybank," with great blotches of white, as if she had been pelted with small bags of flour.

    The Collected Works of Ambrose Bierce, Volume 8 Epigrams, On With the Dance, Negligible Tales

  • "claybank" horses at one time, a perfect match, named Pompey and Caesar, in my early girlhood days.

    Country life in Georgia in the days of my youth,

  • Some of them waded in the river and caught a curious fish in holes in the claybank.

    A Popular Account of Dr. Livingstone's Expedition to the Zambesi and Its Tributaries

  • “Torres, I heard you had some fancy claybank horses for sale,” he said, undoing the handcuffs and keeping an eye on the sullen outlaw seated on the ground.

    Deuces Wild

  • Inside the stable, others more fortunate stood in stalls, but they were such horses as will snap at you when you pass by them, and Inman turned and watched as a claybank mare bit a collop of flesh as big as a walnut out of the upper arm of one of the old market-bound men passing through the hall on the way to his room.

    Cold Mountain

  • Inside the stable, others more fortunate stood in stalls, but they were such horses as will snap at you when you pass by them, and Inman turned and watched as a claybank mare bit a collop of flesh as big as a walnut out of the upper arm of one of the old market-bound men passing through the hall on the way to his room.

    Cold Mountain

  • Webb Calder pointed the nose of his claybank stud at the cow to be separated from the herd, then sat deep and easy in the saddle to let the horse do its work.

    Mistletoe and Holly

  • It was never something Webb Calder bragged about, and any compliment was met with the casually indifferent reply, “The claybank is good.”

    Mistletoe and Holly

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