clochard

[kloh-sherd]

Origin of clochard

1940–45; < French, derivative of clocher to limp < L clopus lame
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Historical Examples of clochard

  • On the same side behind the fountain was the "Clochard," or Clock Tower.

    Westminster

    Sir Walter Besant