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from The Century Dictionary.

  • In a clannish manner.

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  • adverb In a clannish manner.

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  • adverb in a clannish manner

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Examples

  • Often though she might scarify him with her sharp tongue, she was genuinely attached to him, and her clannishly hospitable soul would have been sorely wounded if he had not spent a few days at Trevarthen Wood while he was in the neighbourhood.

    The Moon out of Reach

  • He loved his family clannishly, and he was rejoiced that they were all again near to him.

    Further Chronicles of Avonlea

  • He loved his family clannishly, and he was rejoiced that they were all again near to him.

    Further Chronicles of Avonlea

  • Family were accustomed to living clannishly, even on roundup, and only when they tacitly adopted a man, as they had adopted Pink and Irish and, last but not least important, Andy Green, did they take note of that man's mood and demand reasons for any surliness.

    The Happy Family

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