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Clough

[kluhf]
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noun
  1. Arthur Hugh,1819–61, English poet.
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Historical Examples

  • A home is a refuge, and you have made The Clough so charming.

    The Lady of the Basement Flat

    Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey

  • Calling Master Clough, he and I, with others, hurried to the door.

    The Golden Grasshopper

    W.H.G. Kingston

  • I was well pleased with the reception which Madam Clough gave Aveline.

    The Golden Grasshopper

    W.H.G. Kingston

  • Master Clough was, however, in the meantime thinking about his wife.

    The Golden Grasshopper

    W.H.G. Kingston

  • Master Clough, of course, said that he hoped to do so ere long.

    The Golden Grasshopper

    W.H.G. Kingston


British Dictionary definitions for clough

clough

noun
  1. dialect a gorge or narrow ravine
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Word Origin

Old English clōh

Clough

noun
  1. Arthur Hugh. 1819–61, British poet, author of Amours de Voyage (1858) and Dipsychus (1865)
  2. Brian. 1935–2004, English footballer and manager
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Word Origin and History for clough

n.

"ravine with a river," Old English cloh (in place names), of uncertain origin.

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