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Clint

[klint] /klɪnt/
noun
1.
a male given name, form of Clinton.
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  • Clint Wadley usually played his own hand, and he expected the same of his men.

    Oh, You Tex! William Macleod Raine
  • "I don't reckon he's carryin' any money for Clint," Moore argued mildly.

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  • He had no desire to face Clint Wadley with such a lame tale.

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  • Clint's outfit got six thousand tongues in six months oncet.

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  • He came as a spokesman for the Dinsmores an' went to see Clint Wadley.

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British Dictionary definitions for Clint

clint

/klɪnt/
noun (physical geography)
1.
a section of a limestone pavement separated from adjacent sections by solution fissures See grike
2.
any small surface exposure of hard or flinty rock, as on a hillside or in a stream bed
Word Origin
C12: from Danish and Swedish klint, from Old Swedish klinter, related to Icelandic klettr rock
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