Definition of Clough

1. n. A cleft in a hill; a ravine; a narrow valley.



2. n. An allowance in weighing. See Cloff.

Definition of Clough

1. Noun. (American English) A ravine. ¹

2. Noun. Formerly an allowance of two pounds in every three hundredweight after the tare and tret are subtracted; now used only in a general sense, of small deductions from the original weight. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Clough

1. a ravine [n -S] - See also: ravine

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Clough

cloudlessnesses
cloudlet
cloudlets
cloudlike
cloudling
cloudlings
cloudly
clouds
clouds over
cloudscape
cloudscapes
cloudwise
cloudy
cloudy swelling
cloudy urine
clough (current term)
cloughs
clour
cloured
clouring
clours
clous
clout
clout-nail
clout-nails
clout list
clout lists
clout nail
clouted
clouter

Literary usage of Clough

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1. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1887)
"The business was not prosperous, and clough undertook liabilities which pressed ... 458), had been strongly attracted by clough, and regarded him as ' a ..."

2. The History of English Rationalism in the Nineteenth Century by Alfred William Benn (1906)
"from Exeter College, his friend and contemporary, Arthur Hugh clough, had resigned his ... clough had been a favourite pupil of Arnold's, and offered a ..."

3. William George Ward and the Oxford Movement by Wilfrid Philip Ward (1889)
"He was considerably Newman's junior and his disciple; whereas clough was ... To the very end of his life he spoke with the tenderest affection of clough, ..."

4. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, John Morley, Mowbray Morris, George Grove (1862)
"Many persons to whom the name of clough was only beginning to be adequately known when ... By Arthur Hugh clough, sometime Fellow of Oriel College, Oxford. ..."

5. Brief Literary Criticisms by Richard Holt Hutton (1906)
"THE UNPOPULARITY OF clough THE appearance of Mr. Waddington's admiring and sympathetic "monograph" on clough—why call, by the way, a publication of this ..."

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