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Meaning of CLOUGH

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Clough\, n. [OE. clough, cloghe, clou, clewch, AS.
    (assumed) cl[=o]h, akin to G. klinge ravine.]
    1. A cleft in a hill; a ravine; a narrow valley. --Nares.
    
    2. A sluice used in returning water to a channel after
       depositing its sediment on the flooded land. --Knight.
    
    
  2. \Clough\ (?; 115), n. (Com.)
    An allowance in weighing. See {Cloff}.
    
    
 

 

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