Definition of Clinged

1. Verb. (nonstandard) (past of cling) ¹



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Definition of Clinged

1. cling [v] - See also: cling

Lexicographical Neighbors of Clinged

clinch nut
clinched
clincher
clincher-built
clinchers
clinches
clinching
clinchingly
clindamycin
cline
clines
cling
cling film
cling on
cling to
clinged (current term)
clinger
clingers
clingest
clingeth
clingfilm
clingfilmed
clingfilms
clingfish
clingfishes
clingier
clingiest
clingily
clinginess
clinging

Literary usage of Clinged

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Reliques of Ancient English Poetry: Consisting of Old Heroic Ballads, Songs by Thomas Percy (1876)
"252 yett ffrom the tree hee wold not start, but hee clinged to itt with might & maine. vnder the coller then of his lacke, he stroke Sir Andrew ..."

2. The New Era (1872)
"Resting on these bases, it asks: Since it is evident that the civilized portion of the human race, in its conflict of evolving, would have clinged to and ..."

3. Poetica Erotica: A Collection of Rare and Curious Amatory Verse by Thomas Robert Smith (1921)
"Thus clinged together, now a while we rest, Breathing our souls into each other's breast; Then give a general kiss of all our parts, While this way we make ..."

4. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of English Usage by Inc. Merriam-Webster (1994)
"It, too, is rare but not obsolete: Bryant, once up 7—3, clinged... to a 7—6 margin — Dick Baker, Spring/I eld (Mass.) Daily News, 24 Apr. 1980 The majority ..."

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