from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Clive, Robert. Baron Clive of Plassey. 1725-1774. British soldier and statesman who was instrumental in securing Great Britain's interests in India.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- proper n. A topographic surname - someone who lived near a cliff ( Old English clif).
- proper n. A male given name derived from the surname. Popular in Britain in mid-twentieth century.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To climb; ascend.
- A Middle English form of cleave.
- n. Burdock or agrimony.
- n. An obsolete form of cliff.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. British general and statesman whose victory at Plassey in 1757 strengthened British control of India (1725-1774)
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C. S. Lewis published poems under the name Clive Hamilton to protect his reputation as an Oxford don.
Boris Karloff and Colin Clive, spawned a host of successors: Stephen Jones, in The Illustrated
We had just finished recording a great version of the song and I called Clive Davis and said that we had the song ready to go, and he told us that Johnny Winters was just about to release a version of the song. laughs Sometimes, good ideas are just swimming around in the same stream.
Fringe wanders across this line on a regular basis (although props to John Nobel for playing the best mad scientist since Colin Clive's Dr. Frankenstein).
The short story it's based on was in Clive's classic Books Of Blood which made him a star author, and it's quite memorable.
No tactical voting required unless Clive is seen as the main challenge.
I became very interested in Clive's new concept of low frequency correlation that he called cointegration.
I called Clive, though, to find out who he'd blabbed to.
Both Clive Linley and Vernon Halliday had been Molly's lovers in the days before they reached their current eminence: Clive is Britain's most successful modern composer, and Vernon is editor of the newspaper The Judge.
Clive is Britain's most successful modern composer; Vernon is editor of the quality broadsheet The Judge.