Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To pinch; compress; stop up by pressure; clog.
- To pinch with hunger; starve.
- To die of hunger; starve.
- A variant of cleam.
- Same as clam.
GNU Webster's 1913
- v. obsolete To starve; to famish.
- Possibly from clementine, a small round citrus fruit. (Wiktionary)
“alan, it's a good thing that there are men out there like you, hawaiian mark, bill, and my man "clem", to balance out the mess the mean ones make of things. parents out there? raise kind, caring men. they are at a premium, it seems.”
“But I do not have a problem with them making their political case to the country in theseterms. uh-clem:”
“Can you not hear bp cursing clem by initials as he killshim?”
“Sorry about the clem, but thought you would like to know.”
“I have seen your mailbox, and think it would look lovely with a nice well mannered clem.”
“Hi Dave, beware the autumn clem, it can reseed terribly and grows quite large.”
“That clem is one of the prettiest individual flowers that we grow here.”
“I forgot to include clem Ruguchi, the bell shaped beauty, now in bloom.”
“July 20, 2007, 1:32 pm uh clem says: ...while appropriations bills cannot be filibustered, they can be vetoed and we are back to that 2/3thing.”
“Uh clem — I think there is a difference in owning a gun for sport — for hunting — and owning a gun that will only ever be used on people.”
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Words to do with Joss Whedon things, like Buffy, Firefly.
Language of the midway and the big top.
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