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[klint] /klɪnt/
a male given name, form of Clinton. Unabridged
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  • I suppose even these backwoods beggars have to eat once in a while, Clint?

    The Arrival of Jimpson Ralph Henry Barbour
  • "Let's get a bottle and present it to Uncle Sim," suggested Clint.

    Left Guard Gilbert Ralph Henry Barbour
  • "But you can't go and knock Dreer down for what he did to someone else," objected Clint.

    Left Tackle Thayer Ralph Henry Barbour
  • Tom said Clint meant "biscuit" and that this wasn't a bakery.

    Left Guard Gilbert Ralph Henry Barbour
  • But the knocking wasn't heard inside and, after a moment, Amy turned the knob and walked in, followed by Clint.

    Left Tackle Thayer Ralph Henry Barbour
British Dictionary definitions for Clint


noun (physical geography)
a section of a limestone pavement separated from adjacent sections by solution fissures See grike
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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