verb (used with or without object), clemmed, clem·ming.British Dialect.
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A person exceedingly hungry says, "I'm welly clem'd; I'm almost or well-nigh starved."
I clem up, rech up and got holt of that box and I was so heavy I pulled it down and broke all the old blue edge plates.Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves|Work Projects Administration
He turned suddenly to Clem Rawlins, and his voice rang out in sharp and peremptory outburst.
"Clem's gal" was longing for that different and more wholesome life over there at the college.
He vouchsafed no explanation, and Clem, though heavy-hearted with anxiety, asked no questions and attempted no dissuasion.