Definition of Clemming

1. Verb. (present participle of clem) ¹



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Definition of Clemming

1. clem [v] - See also: clem

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Clemming

cleistothecium
clemastine
clematis
clematises
clemence
clemencies
clemency
clement
clementine
clementine tree
clementines
clemently
clemizole
clemmed
clemming (current term)
clems
clenbuterol
clench
clenched
clenched fist
clenched fist sign
clencher
clenchers
clenches
clenching
clencht
clenoliximab
cleoid
cleome

Literary usage of Clemming

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1. Fraser's Magazine for Town and Country (1849)
"Do they want to get a detailed insight into the whole ' science of starving,' —' clemming,' as the poor Manchester men call it ? Why people ' clem,' and how ..."

2. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1867)
"... and if I could keep from thinking of them at home, as is clemming," (his eyes tilled with tears ; he was a poor, pinched, sharp- featured man, ..."

3. Punch by Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Francis Cowley Burnand, Owen Seaman (1888)
""clemming," my masters, then Cramming will morn [precious " three R.'s," But Punch does not put it to-day as a hopeless dilemma at all. ..."

4. Shelburne Essays by Paul Elmer More (1908)
"And from this clemming—” starving,” the dreadful word runs like a chorus through both these novels—grows the moral tragedy of the plots. ..."

5. The Life of John Bright by George Macaulay Trevelyan (1913)
"The prevalence of the habits of ‘clemming' and eating potatoes and turnips, was among the reasons why corn did not always keep up at the price intended by a ..."

6. Public Papers of George Clinton, First Governor of New York, 1777-1795, 1801 by George Clinton, New York (State). Governor, 1801-1804 (George Clinton), Hugh Hastings, James Austin Holden, New York (State). State Historian (1900)
"Janet clemming of Albany in ... he went to Albany .to the house of Jennet clemming; that he went into her Store to Buy some Articles; She asked him where he ..."

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