Definition of Clary

1. Noun. Aromatic herb of southern Europe; cultivated in Great Britain as a potherb and widely as an ornamental.

Exact synonyms: Salvia Sclarea
Generic synonyms: Sage, Salvia



Definition of Clary

1. v. i. To make a loud or shrill noise.

2. n. A plant (Salvia sclarea) of the Sage family, used in flavoring soups.

Definition of Clary

1. an aromatic herb [n CLARIES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Clary

clarkias
claro
claro-obscuro
claroes
claros
clarré
clarsach
clarsachs
clart
clarted
clartier
clartiest
clarting
clarts
clarty
clary (current term)
clary sage
clas
clash
clashed
clasher
clashers
clashes
clashier
clashiest
clashing
clashingly
clasht
clashy
clasmatocyte

Literary usage of Clary

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1. The Ohio Law Journal (1883)
"The proceeds of the lots belonging to clary in his own right being ... On June 7, 1873, clary obtained his $5000, on his promissory note to HP Stentz, ..."

2. Millard Fillmore Papers ...: Ed. by Frank H. Severance by Millard Fillmore (1907)
"SKETCH OF JOSEPH clary MILLARD FILLMORE'S FIRST LAW PARTNER In compliance with the request of the Buffalo Historical Society, I proceed to give a sketch of ..."

3. Publications of the Buffalo Historical Society by Buffalo Historical Society, Albert Bigelow, Buffalo Historical Society (Buffalo, N.Y.) (1907)
"SKETCH OF JOSEPH clary MILLARD FILLMORE'S FIRST LAW PARTNER In compliance with the request of the Buffalo Historical Society, I proceed to give a sketch of ..."

4. Genealogical and Family History of the State of Maine by Henry Sweetser Burrage, Albert Roscoe Stubbs (1909)
"This name is said to have been clary originally written Geary, ... It is possible that the patronymic clary may have had another origin less primitive than ..."

5. A new dictionary of the English language by Charles Richardson (1839)
"To clary, from the L. Clarus, is to make a clear, distinct, noise—qd. the Crane—"Arthur Golding. .... See To clary, and To DM L un-. En- Un- CLEAVE, v. ..."

6. The Gardeners Dictionary: Containing the Methods of Cultivating and ...by Philip Miller by Philip Miller (1754)
"J. B, clary with red Tops. more handy to flack ; but this Me- H. Bief. ... clary, with a marp- the Cafe in the rich Lands near Lan- pointed Betony-leaf, ..."

7. Baptist Biography edited by Balus Joseph Winzer Graham (1917)
"Amos clary was born near Gaff- ney, South Carolina, in what is now ... His father was Orlando Hazel Hicks clary, and his mother was Mary Sabry Whelchel. ..."

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