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  1. Dame Cleo (ˈkliːəʊ), full name Clementina Dinah Laine . born 1927, British jazz singer, noted esp for her recordings with her husband John Dankworth
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Examples from the Web for laine

Historical Examples of laine

  • The white horse was buried in the saw-pit in the Laine's wood.

    Highways & Byways in Sussex

    E.V. Lucas

  • No other class of languages forms the plural in -laine; several of the Ugrians do so.

    The Ethnology of Europe

    Robert Gordon Latham

  • They seem to prefer to be known by their corporate title of Laine Chemical Company only.