Definition of Clegs
1. cleg [n] - See also: cleg
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Clegs
Literary usage of Clegs
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the High Court of Chancery: During by Great Britain Court of Chancery, John Singleton Copley Lyndhurst, Henry Brougham Brougham and Vaux (1837)
"... to assure unto Catherine clegs or her issue, so much and these five * daughters such sum or sums of money, estate, or effects, or things, ..."
2. Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by William B. Dana (1862)
"... it shall commence to boil at 170 clegs.; and I place this oil in the outer vessel which surrounds the condensing chamber in the head of the retort, ..."
3. Examples of Printed Folk-lore Concerning Lincolnshire by Eliza Gutch, Mabel Peacock (1908)
"You may knaw it's Scotter Shaw day (July 6), th' clegs hes come' ... Stoned-hoss-men when they dee ton into clegs ' [ie the men who take charge of stallions ..."
4. Reminiscences of Glasgow and the West of Scotland by Peter Mackenzie (1865)
"... for '•pikes, clegs, and arms, or other munitions of war" alleged by the false and deceitful Spies to be secreted in Anderston, Calton, and Bridgeton, ..."
5. Complete Glossary to the Poetry and Prose of Robert Burns: With Upwards of by John Cuthbertson (1886)
"Hornets, clegs, and clocks.—Sylvester. Clever. Handsome. Clever, well shaped.—Bailey. Clew. Did claw. Old past tense, as, ..."
6. Vaccination and Its Relation to Animal Experimentation by Jay Frank Schamberg (1911)
"Musgrave and clegs: Pub. of the Bureau Govt. Lab.. Biol. I.ab.. Manila, PI. 1904, No. 18: Musgrave and Clegg: Philippine Jour. Sc., November. ..."
7. Old Reminiscences of Glasgow and the West of Scotland: Containing the Trial by Peter Mackenzie (1890)
"So much for some of the pikes and clegs, and other things, under the Spy system. All these villanous implements of Revolutionary war, being then thought to ..."