Origin of clyde
Examples from the Web for clyde
They unleashed a hail of bullets to rival the final scene in ‘Bonnie and Clyde.’The Cleveland Cops Who Fired 137 Shots and Cried Victim|Michael Daly|December 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It has retained a crisis public relations firm, The Clyde Group, and disputed the CIR investigation in other media.Why the University of Phoenix’s Favorite Congressman Killed the GI College Aid Bill|Aaron Glantz|July 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
All of them, Tuff and Kellie and Clyde and Elsie, like to take this wherever they go: He died doing what he wanted to do.
“Lane done what not many people do,” Clyde Frost said in front of his home.
“If anything got in the way of a rodeo, like a ball game, the ball game would have to wait,” Clyde Frost said.
During his voyage up the Clyde, Roderic had paid little heed to the fair captive Aasta.The Thirsty Sword|Robert Leighton
They passed the great ship-building yards of the Clyde, the largest in the world, as they steamed down the river.Our Little Scotch Cousin|Blanche McManus
Mr. Clyde Fitch had, at least, laudable ambitions in the direction of psychology.Play-Making|William Archer
I went down to the docks and found one of the Clyde line steamers loading for Charleston.Wanderlust|Robert R. (Robert Rice) Reynolds
The 'Satanita' was a particularly unlucky boat, and on the Clyde her ill fortune passed into a proverb.Yachting Vol. 2|Various.
masc. proper name, from the family name, from the region of the Clyde River in Scotland (see Clydesdale). Most popular in U.S. for boys c.1890-1910, falling off rapidly thereafter, hence probably its use in 1940s teenager slang for "a square, one not versed in popular music or culture."