Definition of Clung

1. a. Wasted away; shrunken.



Definition of Clung

1. Verb. (simple past of cling) ¹

2. Verb. (past participle of cling) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Clung

1. cling [v] - See also: cling

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Clung

clumps
clumps up
clumpy
clumsier
clumsies
clumsiest
clumsily
clumsiness
clumsinesses
clumsy
clumsy person
clunch
clunches
cluneal
clunes
clung (current term)
clunk
clunked
clunker
clunkers
clunkier
clunkiest
clunkily
clunkiness
clunking
clunks
clunky
cluon
cluons
clupanodonic

Literary usage of Clung

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1. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1910)
"He does not allege that Hackett put him in possession of more land than was sold to him; nor does it appear that M'clung put him in possession of any land ..."

2. The Complete Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott by Walter Scott (1900)
"Each straggling felon down was hewed, Not one could gain the sheltering wood; But forth the affrighted harper sprung, And to Matilda's robe he clung. ..."

3. The Invasion of the Crimea: Its Origin and an Account of Its Progress Down by Alexander William Kinglake (1868)
"Be that as it may, the Prince still clung sign 'of e to his design of withholding from Sebastopol the sue- cours required for defending it. cour. ..."

4. A Dictionary of Similes by Frank Jenners Wilstach (1916)
"clung like a drowning man. — IBID. Clings like the wicked stench of the harlot's room. ... clung to the merry music of her words, like a bird on a bough, ..."

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