Definitions

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  • n. Alternative form of clanjamphry.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Same as clamjamphrie.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Persons collectively who are regarded with contempt; a mob; ragtag and bobtail.

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Examples

  • 'Miss Gillian, you've clavered as long as is good for Miss White, and here are the whole clanjamfrie waiting in the road for you.

    Beechcroft at Rockstone

  • The clanjamfrie, as Mrs. Halfpenny called it, mustered strong, and

    Beechcroft at Rockstone

  • 'at cam' up, efter the clanjamfrie had taen themsel's aff, an 'fand me lying upo' the hearthstane, I wad hae been deid or noo.

    Alec Forbes of Howglen

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