from The Century Dictionary.

  • A Middle English form of cleave.
  • noun An obsolete form of cliff.
  • To climb; ascend.
  • noun Burdock or agrimony.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • proper noun A topographic surname - someone who lived near a cliff ( Old English clif).
  • proper noun A male given name derived from the surname. Popular in Britain in mid-twentieth century.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun British general and statesman whose victory at Plassey in 1757 strengthened British control of India (1725-1774)


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