Pipeclay
Pipeclay Pipe"clay`, v. t. 1. To whiten or clean with pipe clay, as a soldier's accouterments. [1913 Webster]

2. To clear off; as, to pipeclay accounts. [Slang, Eng.] [1913 Webster]


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