Definition of Clings

1. Noun. (plural of cling) ¹



2. Verb. (third-person singular of cling) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Clings

1. cling [v] - See also: cling

Lexicographical Neighbors of Clings

clinger
clingers
clingest
clingeth
clingfilm
clingfilmed
clingfilms
clingfish
clingfishes
clingier
clingiest
clingily
clinginess
clinging
clingingly
clings (current term)
clingstone
clingstones
clingwrap
clingy
clinic
clinical
clinical anatomy
clinical biochemistry
clinical burden
clinical chemistry
clinical chemistry tests
clinical clerkship
clinical competence
clinical conference

Literary usage of Clings

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

1. A Dictionary of Similes by Frank Jenners Wilstach (1916)
"Cling around the soul, as the sky clings round the mute earth forever beautiful ... clings fast as the clinging vine. — EB BROWNING. clings like an octopus. ..."

2. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1909)
"... clings to the sense while he develops pregnant meanings and elucidates the obscure. V. History of Exegesis : The Old Testament was at first the subject ..."

3. The Lives of the Lord Chancellors and Keepers of the Great Seal of England by John Campbell Campbell (1845)
"The Lord Keeper, though insulted, clings to office. Jeffreys maile a 1'eer to annoy the Lord Keeper. ..."

4. The Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare, Evangeline Maria O'Connor (1901)
"Davenport Adams's concordance (London,) is less bulky than Mrs. Clarke's, but still clings closely to the purely verbal plan. Other books give quotations by ..."

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