Clark

[klahrk]
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noun


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  • Jenkin's sketches of Clark and Varley are particularly happy.

  • Jack bueno, mebbyso Gene bueno, mebbyso Clark, mebbyso Donny all time bueno.

    Good Indian

    B. M. Bower

  • "Bobcat," whispered Clark, in a tone which convinced not even himself.

    Good Indian

    B. M. Bower

  • "Looks like old Wolfbelly's back," Clark observed needlessly.

    Good Indian

    B. M. Bower

  • Clark joined in the argument from the blackness under the locust tree.

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    B. M. Bower


British Dictionary definitions for clark

Clark

noun

Helen. born 1950, New Zealand Labour politician; prime minister (1999–2008); administrator of the United Nations Development Programme from 2009
James, known as Jim. 1936–68, Scottish racing driver; World Champion (1963, 1965)
Kenneth, Baron Clark of Saltwood. 1903–83, English art historian: his books include Civilization (1969), which he first presented as a television series
William. 1770–1838, US explorer and frontiersman: best known for his expedition to the Pacific Northwest (1804–06) with Meriwether Lewis
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Word Origin and History for clark

Clark

surname, from common Middle English alternative spelling of clerk (n.). In many early cases it is used of men who had taken minor orders.

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