from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Scot. Same as clamjamphrie.

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

  • noun Scotland Alternative form of clanjamphry.


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  • '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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