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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of pipeclay.

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Examples

  • I sat up on the coping of the bridge admiring my frail canvas shoes which I had diligently pipeclayed overnight and watching the docile horses pulling a tramload of business people up the hill.

    Dubliners

  • He straightened self-consciously in his sea-purple cloak and pipeclayed linen tunic.

    The Unicorn Trade

  • Their coats were a brilliant scarlet, their crossbelts pipeclayed white, their boots a mirror-surfaced black.

    Sharpe's Eagle

  • His pipeclayed gloves clutched wildly at holster and cantle as he went over.

    Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science Volume 11, No. 22, January, 1873

  • He was clad in yellow pajamas, his bare feet in native sandals, and held a well pipeclayed topee in one hand.

    Civilization Tales of the Orient

  • She took great pride in Enrico's white-duck suits and explained to me that she never let him wear one suit more than two days without its being washed and starched; and she always pipeclayed his shoes and carefully inspected him each morning before sending him forth to his day's work.

    Little Journeys to the Homes of Eminent Painters

  • I sat up on the coping of the bridge admiring my frail canvas shoes which I had diligently pipeclayed overnight and watching the docile horses pulling

    Dubliners

  • His face was half hidden under a freshly pipeclayed

    The Ragged Edge

  • There are two says of wearing well-oiled ankle-jacks, spotless blue bands, khaki coat and breeches, and a perfectly pipeclayed helmet.

    The Light That Failed

  • That is Art. I cleaned his rifle, -- rifles are always clean on service, -- because that is Art. I pipeclayed his helmet, -- pipeclay is always used on active service, and is indispensable to Art. I shaved his chin, I washed his hands, and gave him an air of fatted peace.

    The Light That Failed

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