Clint

[klint]
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Historical Examples of clint

  • Clint Wadley usually played his own hand, and he expected the same of his men.

    Oh, You Tex!

    William Macleod Raine

  • He came as a spokesman for the Dinsmores an' went to see Clint Wadley.

    Oh, You Tex!

    William Macleod Raine

  • "I don't reckon he's carryin' any money for Clint," Moore argued mildly.

    Oh, You Tex!

    William Macleod Raine

  • He had no desire to face Clint Wadley with such a lame tale.

    Oh, You Tex!

    William Macleod Raine

  • Clint's outfit got six thousand tongues in six months oncet.

    Oh, You Tex!

    William Macleod Raine


British Dictionary definitions for clint

clint

noun physical geography
  1. a section of a limestone pavement separated from adjacent sections by solution fissuresSee grike
  2. any small surface exposure of hard or flinty rock, as on a hillside or in a stream bed

Word Origin for clint

C12: from Danish and Swedish klint, from Old Swedish klinter, related to Icelandic klettr rock
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