Definition of Clecked
1. cleck [v] - See also: cleck
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Literary usage of Clecked
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The English and Scottish Popular Ballads by Francis James Child, George Lyman Kittredge (1886)
"7 ' 0 whare was you gotten, and whare was ye clecked ? My bonny birdy, tell me : ' ' 0 I was clecked in good green wood, Intill a holly tree ; A gentleman ..."
2. English and Scottish Ballads by Francis James Child (1866)
"Gin it were day, and I were away; For I ha'ena lang time to stay!" " O whare was ye gotten, and where was ye clecked, My bonny birdie, tell me ? ..."
3. The English Poets: Selections with Critical Introductions by Various Writers by Thomas Humphry Ward (1917)
"... Whene'er the school-weans laughin' said, We clecked * thegither hame ? And mind ye o' the Saturdays (The schule then ..."
4. The English Poets: Selections with Critical Introductions by Various Writers by Thomas Humphry Ward (1911)
"Oh mind ye how we hung our heads, How cheeks brent red wi' shame, Whene'er the school-weans laughin' said, We clecked * thegither hame ? ..."
5. Abridgment of the Debates of Congress, from 1789 to 1856: From Gales and by United States Congress, Thomas Hart Benton (1860)
"... of so many persons—if such an institution does Ы wield a power of the most tremendous and alarming character—a power altogether un- cLecked by the State ..."
6. Recollections of a Literary Life: Or, Books, Places and People by Mary Russell Mitford (1852)
"Oh mind ye how we hung our heads, How cheeks brent red wi' shame, Whene'er the schule-weans laughin' said We clecked thegither hame 1 And mind ye o' the ..."