/ (kləˈvɛlɪ) /
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a village in SW England, in Devon on the Bristol Channel: famous for its steep cobbled streets: tourism, fishing. Pop: 472 (2001)
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How to use Clovelly in a sentence
Otherwise we should be required to name this house 'Sea View' or 'Clovelly.'Berry And Co.|Dornford Yates
You last heard of me at Clovelly—where we spent a delightful month—more rain than was pleasant—but on the whole charming.Letters of Edward FitzGerald to Fanny Kemble (1871-1883)|Edward FitzGerald
Clovelly's great herring fishery used to be famous, but it is not now so large as it used to be.Devon, Its Moorlands, Streams and Coasts|Rosalind Northcote
"Old" and "new" have a local meaning of their own in Clovelly which does not exactly apply anywhere else.
One cannot have too many legs in Clovelly,—a centipede would find himself at an uncommon advantage.