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[klee-tuh s]
  1. Anacletus.
  2. a male given name.
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  • Then Cletus, the second presbyter, rose and said: Our father Linus has spoken.

    Darkness and Dawn

    Frederic W. Farrar

  • He was also deeply anxious to see him whom Cletus had described as John the beloved.

    Darkness and Dawn

    Frederic W. Farrar

  • Ive forgotten most of it, Cletus said, cannily dodging the trap.

  • Cletus and Nishka had withdrawn to a sofa in an alcove off the lobby.

  • Cletus leered at her and rose to accompany the MVD to the front of the lobby.