What is clay made of??

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  1. ummm clay maybe i don't know

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  2. Thank you for using the Jiskha Homework Help Forum. Never forget a dictionary when you want the definition of a word:

    Main Entry: clay
    Pronunciation: 'klA
    Function: noun
    Usage: often attributive
    Etymology: Middle English, from Old English cl[AE]g; akin to Old High German klIwa bran, Latin gluten glue, Middle Greek glia
    Date: before 12th century
    1 a : an earthy material that is plastic when moist but hard when fired, that is composed mainly of fine particles of hydrous aluminum silicates and other minerals, and that is used for brick, tile, and pottery; specifically : soil composed chiefly of this material having particles less than a specified size b : EARTH, MUD
    2 a : a substance that resembles clay in plasticity and is used for modeling b : the human body as distinguished from the spirit c : fundamental nature or character <the common clay>

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