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cleg

/ klɛɡ /

noun

  1. another name for a horsefly, esp one of the genus Haematopota


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Word History and Origins

Origin of cleg1

C15: from Old Norse kleggi

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Example Sentences

The other sort is brown, has wings, and is as soft as the common cleg-fly.

She had been for a long time on the look-out for a situation to suit Cleg.

Sometimes Cleg Kelly fought, and then his mother called him in.

There was a wall between Cleg and the Drabble, a wall with a place for your toes.

And, for another, if they had taken Cleg, they might have taken his mother also.

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