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Definition of the noun Clough

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noun - plural: cloughs

  1. [US] A ravine.
  2. 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.


Clough is a village and townland in County Down, Northern Ireland. It sits about 3 miles from Dundrum on the A2 between Newcastle and Belfast. The A2 continues via Downpatrick and the coast via Strangford and the ferry to Portaferry to Belfast, whilst most road traffic heads along from Clough along the A24 via Carryduff to Belfast. It had a population of 255 people in the 2001 Census. Clough is situated within the Down District Council area.

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Google previewBe Your Potential; Ask. Believe. Receive. (2012)

by Joseph Clough

Tim Wheater, award-winning composer Joseph Clough is an inspiration.

Google previewJustice of the Peace (1908)

The Stubbin Clough is an afliuent of the river Holnie, and about forty feet above the point where it unites with that river, and...

Google previewFrom Salford to Tucson and Back Again (2009)

by Robert Bob Carter

Clough is a northern dialect word for a steep sided, wooded valley; a large part of Boggart Hole Clough is made up of these valleys and is said to be inhabited by Boggarts. A Boggart is a household spirit which causes things to disappear, milk ...

Google previewThe Costs of Conflict: The Impact on China of a Future War

CLOUGH is a Professorial Lecturer and Coordinator of the School of Advanced International Studies China Forum at the Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, The Johns Hopkins University, ...

Google previewKnight's Local Government Reports (1907)

With Local Government Statutes, Orders, &c

The Stubbin Clough is an affluent of the River Holme, and about 40 feet above the point where it unites with that river, and just under Huddersfield Old Road. the Clough receives an outflow issuing at present by a single aperture from a wall ...

Google previewLeigh's New Pocket Road-book of Ireland (1827)

On the Plan of Reichard's Itineraries Containing an Account of All the Direct and Cross Roads : Together with a Description of Every Remarkable Place by Charles Claude Hamilton

CLOUGH is a village of Antrim, conspicuously seated on a hill. It has a large Church and Chapel, and on the summit of the hill are the ruins of a small Castle. At a short distance beyond the town are vestiges of another castle. The neighbouring ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Sports Films (2010)

by K Edgington, Thomas Erskine, James M. Welsh

CAST: Michael Sheen (Brian Clough), Timothy SpaII (Peter Taylor), CoIm Meaney (Don Revie), jim Broadbent ...

Google previewAinsworth & Bisby's Dictionary of the Fungi (2008)

by Geoffrey Clough Ainsworth

Geoffrey Clough Ainsworth P. M. Kirk. CYSTODERMELLA Fig. 14. Cystidia. A, hyphoid (Collybia); globose (Agaricus); C, pyriform (Agaricus); D, clavate ( Inocybe); E, utriform (Psathyrella); F, lageniform (Pholiota); G, fusoid (Psathyrella ); H, ...

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Small photo of Pendeen Watch and Pendeen Cove from Carn Clough, Penwith, Cornwall.Small photo of Portmeirion, Wales, UK. August 01, 2017. The Pagoda is one of the unique architectural buildings built by Clough Williams- Ellis in the village of Portmeirion in North Wales.Small photo of Dam and spillway, Withens Clough Reservoir, above Cragg Vale, Calderdale, West Yorkshire, UKSmall photo of A view towards Withens Clough Reservoir,from Higher Moor, above Cragg Vale, West Yorkshire, UKSmall photo of Tiger's Clough in portraitSmall photo of Withens Clough Reservoir, above Cragg Vale, Calderdale, West Yorkshire, UKSmall photo of Lead Mine Clough Waterfall More...

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When you get to a certain age, there is no coming back. (Brian Clough)
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Scrabble value of C3L1O1U1G2H4

The value of this 6-letter word is 12 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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