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Cley, clabber or glaur is a kynd o syle that is slairgy tae the titch. It is aften uised in the makkin o gairdenin pats. Dependin on the kynd, it whiles haes a shairp textur, an is whiles gey mingin. Cleys are complex materials containin mony different kynds o atoms, houaniver, aw cleys conteen muckle nummers o silicon (Si) an oxygen (O) atoms, jyned thegether for tae mak silicate. Thay furm whan stanes are brak doun or wathered. For tae mak laim, cley is moolded in shape, dried, an than fired in a furnace or kil for tae mak it haird.