American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A large powerful draft horse of a breed developed in the Clyde valley of Scotland, having white feathered hair on its fetlocks.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A breed of heavy draft-horses originally raised about the Clyde, Scotland.
- n. A particularly large and powerful breed of rare draft horse.
- n. US A heavier than usual athlete (Over 200 lbs for men, over 145 lbs for women)
- n. derogatory, slang A very morbidly obese person.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. One of a breed of heavy draft horses originally from Clydesdale, Scotland. They are about sixteen hands high and usually brown or bay.
- n. heavy feathered-legged breed of draft horse originally from Scotland
- Named because they were bred in the valley of the Clyde in Scotland. (Wiktionary)
“I'll keep my eyes peeled for movements in Clydesdale for sure and probably change my results for a few squeaky SNP wins as the weeks go by.”
“The SNP can win Clydesdale and my campaigning starts now.”
“Clydesdale is an incredibly beautiful and diverse constituency and I am very proud to have the opportunity to serve the people here.”
“Aileen Campbell of the SNP (in Clydesdale seat) is becoming a weel kent face in the constituency thanks to her campaigning.”
“Lady Mar had now no scrutinizing eye to fear; her nephew Murray was still on duty in Clydesdale; the earl, her husband, trusted her too implicitly, even to turn on her a suspicious look; and Helen, she contrived, should be as little in her presence as possible.”
“Long ago I called the Clydesdale Bank 40 the Tin Pot Trophy, and I have not yet received any legal correspondence on the matter.”
“My weight remains stubbornly above 200 (which would qualify me for the "Clydesdale" category at some marathons), but my body has changed markedly.”
“No trace of chipmunk, but a definite hint of Clydesdale which is a fat horse.”
“One division will be "Clydesdale" for those weighing in a 200 lbs. or more.”
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