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clung


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Clung  \Clung\,  a.  [Prop.  p.  p.  fr  OE  clingen  to  wither.  See 
  {Cling},  v.  i.] 
  Wasted  away  shrunken.  [Obs.] 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Clung  \Clung\, 
  imp.  &  p.  p.  of  {Cling}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cling  \Cling\  (kl[i^]ng),  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Clung} 
  (kl[u^]ng),  {Clong}  (kl[o^]ng),  Obs.);  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Clinging}.]  [AS.  clingan  to  adhere,  to  wither;  akin  to  Dan. 
  klynge  to  cluster,  crowd.  Cf  {Clump}.] 
  To  adhere  closely;  to  stick;  to  hold  fast  especially  by 
  twining  round  or  embracing;  as  the  tendril  of  a  vine  clings 
  to  its  support;  --  usually  followed  by  to  or  together. 
 
  And  what  hath  life  for  thee  That  thou  shouldst  cling  to 
  it  thus?  --Mrs.  Hemans. 




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