verb (used with or without object), clemmed, clem·ming. British Dialect.
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He shrugged and turned away, and Poppy, looking round for the others, caught Clem Portal's face with the mask off for one moment.Poppy|Cynthia Stockley
It was all in such a scramble, that I had no notion there was anything amiss till Clem began to talk on the way home.'The Pillars of the House, Vol. I (of 2)|Charlotte M. Yonge
Mrs. Clem Hodson quite agreed with Miss Cronin on that point.December Love|Robert Hichens
Clem'ent (Justice), a man quite able to discern between fun and crime.Character Sketches of Romance, Fiction and the Drama, Vol 1|The Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D.
When Clem appeared, he placed us side by side, and fastened us together with hand-cuffs—my left hand to his right.Twelve Years a Slave|Solomon Northup