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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Examples from the Web for clovelly

Historical Examples of clovelly

  • With this wind she should be off Clovelly by this time termorrer night.

    Wappin' Wharf

    Charles S. Brooks

  • We do not stop at the Clovelly, which has so strangely gladdened our past summer.

    Child and Country

    Will Levington Comfort

  • Do you think that our Clovelly roses have come to be of themselves?

    Child and Country

    Will Levington Comfort

  • Nevertheless, the experiment was to be tried in Clovelly harbour.

  • "Folks in Clovelly hain't got nothin' to do with it, if I am," said Chester.

    Coniston, Complete

    Winston Churchill