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clyde

[ klahyd ]
/ klaɪd /
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noun Slang.

(sometimes initial capital letter) a stupid, inept, or boorish person.
the brain or mind.

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Origin of clyde

Probably generic use of the personal name

Definition for clyde (2 of 2)

Clyde
[ klahyd ]
/ klaɪd /

noun

a river in S Scotland, flowing NW into the Firth of Clyde. 106 miles (170 km) long.
Firth of, an inlet of the Atlantic, in SW Scotland. 64 miles (103 km) long.
a male given name: a Scottish family name, after the Clyde River.
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British Dictionary definitions for clyde

Clyde
/ (klaɪd) /

noun

Firth of Clyde an inlet of the Atlantic in SW Scotland. Length: 103 km (64 miles)
a river in S Scotland, rising in South Lanarkshire and flowing northwest to the Firth of Clyde: formerly extensive shipyards. Length: 170 km (106 miles)
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