from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A ravine.
- n. Formerly an allowance of two pounds in every three hundredweight after the tare and tret are subtracted; now used only in a general sense, of small deductions from the original weight.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A cleft in a hill; a ravine; a narrow valley.
- n. A sluice used in returning water to a channel after depositing its sediment on the flooded land.
- n. An allowance in weighing. See cloff.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A narrow valley; a cleft in a hillside; a ravine, glen, or gorge.
- n. A cliff; a rocky precipice.
- n. The cleft or fork of a tree.
- n. A wood.
- n. A sluice; especially, a sluice for letting off water gently, as in the agricultural operation of improving soils by flooding them with muddy water. Also clow.
- n. A large vessel of coarse earthenware.
- n. See cloff.
From Old English cloh. (Wiktionary)