2. Noun. (geology) The relatively flat part of a limestone pavement between the grikes ¹
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Definition of Clint
1. an outcrop of flinty rock [n -S]
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Literary usage of Clint
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1. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1887)
"clint died in Lancaster Road, Notting Hill, London, on his birthday, 22 March 1883, at the age of seventy-six, after having for about five years ..."
2. The Royal Academy of Arts: A Complete Dictionary of Contributors and Their ...by Algernon Graves by Algernon Graves (1905)
"452 Sir Robert Sale, GCB clint, Leonidas, Junr Painter. ... clint, R Gem Engraver. 3, Bedford Street, Strand. 1817. 957 R. Ashby, Esq.; ..."
3. A Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Extinct and Dormant Baronetcies by John Burke, Bernard Burke (1844)
"he was j. by his brother, THOMAS, of clint, father, by Elizabeth Tyrrell, his wife, of THOMAS, of clint, who m. first, Maud, daughter of Bryan Palmes, ..."
4. Reports of Cases Decided by the English Courts: With Notes and References to by Nathaniel Cleveland Moak, John Thomas Cook (1874)
"In re clint. Marriage Settlement— Validity—Covenant by ... Henry clint was a sailmaker and shipowner at Birkenhead. On the 8th of April, 1868, ..."
5. Artists of the Nineteenth Century and Their Works: A Handbook Containing Two by Clara Erskine Clement Waters, Laurence Hutton (1879)
"Son and pupil of George clint, studying later in the British Institute, where his first pictures were exhibited when he was about twenty years of age. ..."