Reverse Dictionary: CLER – CLN

CLERGY, CLERGYMAN – NOUNS (also see priest, etc.)
– a clergyman’s beardless face, typical of the High Church ST. ALBANS CLEAN SHAVE L19 sl.
– a title prefixed to the Christian name of a minister of religion MASS 1766 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– the clergy, ministers LADS IN BLACK 1821 Sc.
– a clergyman AMEN-SNORTER L19 sl.
– a clergyman AUTEM JET 1737 cant
– a clergyman BENIMAN Bk1914 Sc.
– a clergyman BIBLE-MAULER 1872 US sl.
– a clergyman BLACK GOWN 1731 sl.
– a clergyman BLACK SHEEP 1829 UK sl.
– a clergyman EARWIG 1857 sl.
– a clergyman FIRE ESCAPE 19C Brit. sl.
– a clergyman FIRE INSURANCE AGENT E20 US sl.
– a clergyman GAD-THUMPER 1905 Aust. sl.
– a clergyman GENTLEMAN OF THE LONG ROBE Bk1920
– a clergyman GUMBLER M19 sl.
– a clergyman HALY DAD 1721 Sc.
– a clergyman HAUL-DEVIL M19 sl.
– a clergyman JACKING-GOWN 1904 Sc. obs.
– a clergyman KNULLER M19 sl.
– a clergyman LEVITE 1640 obs., contemptuous usage
– a clergyman MAN IN BLACK 1692
 a clergyman PUDDING-SLEEVES E18 sl.
 a clergyman RAT 17C sl.
 a clergyman SIN-BUSTER 1930s US sl.
 a clergyman WHITE-CHOKER 1851 sl. rare
– a clergyman, a fanatical or zealous religious person or preacher BIBLE-TOTER 1940 Amer. dial.
– a clergyman; a minister LAD IN BLACK 1821 Sc.
– a clergyman, an evangelist; a Salvation Army or any other affiliation of preacher HALLELUJAH-PEDDLER 1927 US sl.
– a clergyman; any overly pious person DEVIL CATCHER 18C sl.
– a clergyman; any overly pious person DEVIL-CHASER 18C sl.
– a clergyman; any overly pious person DEVIL-DODGER 18C sl.
– a clergyman; any overly pious person DEVIL-DRIVER 18C sl.
– a clergyman, a parson BLACK BOY 1835 UK sl.
– a clergyman, a parson BLACK FLY c1786 UK sl.
– a clergyman, a parson BLACK SLUG 1804 UK sl.
– a clergyman, a parson BLACK-COAT 1616 depreciative usage
– a clergyman; a parson GLUEPOT Bk1796 sl.
– a clergyman; a person in orders; a ‘churchman’ as distinguished from a ‘layman’ ECCLESIASTIC 1651;  ECCLESIASTICAL 1882-3 rare
 a clergyman; a pious person VICE-WHIPPER L17 sl.
– a clergyman, a preacher BIBLE-SHARP 1897 US sl.
– a clergyman, a preacher BIBLE-WALLOPER 1888 sl.
– a clergyman; a preacher CACKLING COVE Bk1891 Amer. sl.
– a clergyman; a preacher CAMISTER 1851 thieves’ cant
– a clergyman, a preacher HEAVEN-REACHER 1927 US tramps’ sl.
 a clergyman; a preacher SKY WRITER 1965 Amer. dial.
– a clergyman, a preacher; a fanatical or zealous religious person BIBLE-RANTER 1876 US sl.;  BIBLE-SPOUTER 1955 Amer. dial.
– a clergyman, a preacher; a reader of the Bible BIBLE-READER 1548
– a clergyman, a priest HOLY JOE 1874 sl., orig. nautical usage
– a clergyman, a priest JOSSER 1887 Aust. sl.
 a clergyman, a priest SIN-SHIFTER a1912 sl.
– a clergyman; a religious fanatic BIBLE-BUSTER 1904 US sl.
– a clergyman, esp. a priest HARP-POLISHER 1946 Amer. sl.
– a clergyman hired when the regular incumbent is absent JACK AT A PINCH c1620 colloq.
– a clergyman ministering to the hill-men, a Cameronian minister HILL-MINISTER 1714 Sc.
– a clergyman ministering to the hill-men, a Cameronian minister HILL-TEACHER 1710 Sc.
– a clergyman, missionary, or proselytizer BIBLE-BACK 1840 sl.
– a clergyman or an overtly religious person; a recluse BEAD-COUNTER 1809 UK sl., contemptuous usage
– a clergyman or minister of religion MASS JOHN 1685 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– a clergyman or missionary JOSS-MAN a1889 Amer. nautical
 a clergyperson serving two congregations YOKE MINISTER 2008 Amer. dial.
 a clergyperson serving two congregations YOKE PASTOR 1966 Amer. dial.
– a clergyman who expounds or follows the Bible in a vigorous and aggressive manner; a religious person who thrusts their beliefs on any who will listen and many who would rather not BIBLE-BANGER 1853 colloq.;  BIBLE-BASHER 1942 colloq.;  BIBLE-POUNDER 1868 colloq.;  BIBLE-PUNCHER 1897 colloq., often derogatory;  BIBLE-SWINGER 1958 sl., often derogatory; BIBLE-THRASHER 1881 colloq.;  BIBLE-THUMPER 1866 sl., often derogatory
– a clergyman who has a bad delivery BAD STICK Bk1855
 a clergyman who has a spiritual charge among seamen SKY-PILOT 1882
 a clergyman who holds a living pro tempore, under a bond of resignation; he keeps the place warm for his successor WARMING-PAN Bk1865 sl.
– a clergyman who wears a ‘Roman collar’ ALL-ROUNDER 1930s US criminals’ sl.
– a local clergyman; a parson PARISH-BULL;  PARISH-PRIG Bk1865 Brit. sl.
– a mediocre clergyman who could read the prayers, but had no skill at the actual preaching OLD DOG AT COMMON PRAYER L17 sl.
– a needy clergyman helping for hire JERUSALEM-PONY Bk1896 clerical
– an uneducated clergyman; a priest, or a beggar who poses as such, who works in rural areas, ministering to other beggars and the local peasantry; the implication is that such clergy were not true priests HEDGE-PARSON 1748 UK criminals’
– a person who is learning the profession of a clergyman IMPROVER 1885 Eng. dial.
 a rude, vulgar country clergyman PARSON TRULLIBER Bk1865 sl.
– clergymen; parsons BLACK CATTLE 1719 UK sl.
– in Italy, Spain, Portugal, Latin America, and other areas of Spanish and Portuguese influence: a Christian clergyman, esp. a Roman Catholic Priest PADRE 1584
 the parish clergyman THE REVEREND 1901 Eng. dial.
– a visitation of the clergy ​REVIEW OF THE BLACK CUIRASSIERS Bk1903 sl.

– working as a clerk PAPER-PUSHING 1970s sl.
– a clerk CARCOON 1803 Anglo-Indian
– a clerk CARLER Bk1891 US thieves’
– a clerk DESK JOCKEY 1950s US sl.
– a clerk MONKEY 1903 artisans’ & labourers’ usage
– a clerk QUILL-WALLOPER L18 sl.
– a clerk; a bookmaker’s clerk AFTER-DARK L19 rhyming
– a clerk; an inferior author; one who stains or colours paper; an author of small repute PAPER-STAINER 1596 humorous usage
– a clerk; a prison clerk SPLIT FINGER 1930s US prison & criminals’ sl.
– a clerk; a quill-driver; a hack writer FEATHER-DRIVER 1713 obs.
– a clerk; a white-collared office worker CACKLER 1926 Amer. sl., orig. tramps’ usage
– a clerk; a ‘white-collar worker’ PAPER-COLLARED SWELL M19 NZ sl.
– a clerk of the lowliest rank, the implication being that they never write on, but only push around, paper PAPER PUSHER 20C sl.
– a clerk or author; one who works with a quill or pen QUILL-DRIVER 1760 chiefly contemptuous usage
– a clerk, ticket seller, etc. SHORT CHANGE ARTIST Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– a clerk who prepared abstracts of the numbers of births, deaths, and marriages ABSTRACTER 1857 hist. rare, British civil service usage;  ABSTRACTOR 1859 hist., British civil service usage
– a desk clerk DESKATEER;  DESKIE 1980s US sl.
– a female clerk employed by the Department of the Navy YEOETTE;  YEOWOMAN World War II Amer. sl.
– a town clerk YELPER a1790 UK criminals’ sl.
– an office clerk GERTRUDE 1940 US military usage
– an under-clerk NETHER CLERK 1567 obs. rare

– clever NOW AND NEVER;  NOW OR NEVER 19C Brit. rhyming sl.
– clever NUBBY 1946 Amer. dial.
– clever, acute, shrewd; bold, dashing PARLISH;  PARLOUS 1785 Eng. dial.
– clever and desirable SNAZZY 1932 Amer. sl.
– clever and well-dressed QUICK L19 UK society sl.
– clever, appropriate, apt, dexterous, skilful, clever, happy; said of action HANDSOME 1563-87 obs.
– clever, apt, able, ready ASPERT 1423 obs. rare
– clever, apt, skilled; said of an agent HANDSOME 1547 obs.
– clever at anything NAPPER Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– clever at particular work WELL-HANDED Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– clever, cunning ANCIENT 1880 Eng. dial.
– clever, cunning SMEIGH c1200 obs.
– clever, cunning; dexterous, skilled, expert TIGHT 1669 Sc. & Eng. dial. obs.
– clever, cunning; shrewd, astute; nimble, active YAP;  YAUP a1300 chiefly Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
– clever, dexterous, skilful SUBTILE c1374 obs.
– clever, expert; particularly good at one’s trade, or at any game of skill NAP 1881 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– clever, first-rate; jolly LUMMY 1838 sl.
– clever, good, skilled TACKY 1950s W. Indies sl.
– clever, handy FAIRDIE;  FAIRDY 1724 Sc.
– clever, handy, wide-awake FEATY 1844 rare
– clever, having or giving proof of brains HEADY 1895 Eng. dial.
– clever, ingenious, crafty, cunning; deceitful ENGINOUS c1325 obs.
– clever, ingenious; handy, deft; industrious NATTY 1888 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– clever, ingenious; wise, knowing; skilled QUAINT a1250 obs.
– clever in looking after one’s own interests, shrewd ABLE 1931 Sc.
– clever, intellectual FOXY 1900s sl.
– clever, intelligent SPACK a1200 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– clever, intelligent TIDY Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– clever, intelligent, discerning SKILLWISE a1300 obs.
– clever, intelligent, sharp HEADISH Bk1902 Eng. dial.
– clever, intelligent, shrewd; excelling NAWPY Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– clever, keen-sighted SIGHTY a1425 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– clever, knowing, cunning VARMENT;  VARMINT 1829 sl., now Eng. dial.
– clever, knowledgeable BRAINY 1845 sl.
– clever, knowledgeable POINTY-HEADED 1972 US sl., derogatory
– clever, knowledgeable SAVVY 1905 sl.
– clever, knowledgeable, shrewd, sharp, keen CUTE 1731 sl., now chiefly US, often derogatory
– clever, nimble BAIN 1691 Eng. dial.
– clever, ready with the hands RID-HAND 1824 Sc.
– clever, sagacious NESE-WISE 1790 Sc.
– clever, sharp, capable; cunning HAIRY Bk1905 N. Ireland
– clever, sharp, shrewd, precocious; generally applied to children and animals FALSE 1866 Eng. dial.
– clever, skilful CANNY 1768 Sc.
– clever, skilful, dexterous; apt, fit HAGHER c1200 obs.
– clever, skilful, expert, dexterous; said of craftsmen, etc. SUBTLE a1300 arch.
– clever, skilful, intelligent WITTY 1952 Amer. dial.
– clever, skilful or skilled; expert; very conversant DAB 18C colloq.
– clever, skilled; smart, active QUEME c1400 obs. rare
– clever, sly, crafty, cunning OLD 1722
– clever, smart, active BOBBISH Bk1890 cant
– clever, smart, compact SAPPY Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– clever, smart, sharp; quick, active, both mentally and physically EDGIE;  EDGY 1825 Sc.
– clever, smart, skilful, learned, expert, ingenious AKAMAI 1840 Hawaii
– clever, sprightly; lively; in good health PEART 1828 Amer. dial.
– clever; stout WAINT Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– clever; tasteful SALTY Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– clever; used ironically MANNY Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– clever, vain, self-important GUMPTIOUS 1853
– clever, wise, learned KEEN a1000 obs.
– clever with the hands, quick and ready READY-HANDED 1890 Sc.
 clever, witty, ingenious, sagacious, prudent, knowing, cunning AULD-FARRANT 1721 Sc.
– extremely clever RIGHT SMART 1857 sl.
– extremely clever and bright; very sharp and shrewd; intellectually alert, quick-witted SMART AS A STEEL-TRAP 1821 Amer. dial.
– highly clever or ingenious; neat, smart TIPPY 1863 colloq.
– highly clever or skilled COOL 1918 colloq., orig. US
– ostentatiously or smugly clever WISE-ASS 1972 US sl., derogatory
– ostentatiously or smugly clever WISE-ASSED 1967 US sl., derogatory
– sarcastically clever, wily, crafty; shrewd SANSHACH 1808 Sc.
– smugly clever SMART-ARSE;  SMART-ASS 1960 US sl.
– smugly clever SMART-ARSED;  SMART-ASSED 1960 US sl.
– very clever DEAD THICK L19 Sc. sl.
– very clever, very good, adroit MEAN 1910s sl., orig. US
– cleverly, deftly, skilfully FEATLY 1436 arch.
– cleverly, dexterously; also, with acuteness or perspicacity SUBTILELY;  SUBTILLY c1400 now rare or obs.
– cleverly, dexterously; deftly, neatly; properly, correctly TIGHTLY 1790 Sc. & Eng. dial. obs.
– cleverly, dexterously, nimbly, properly; said of actions FEATOUSLY c1350 obs.
– cleverly, dexterously, skilfully; ingeniously, artfully, cunningly SUBTLY c1350 arch.
– cleverly, handily, readily, dexterously, successfully; easily GAINLY Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– cleverly, skilfully, dexterously HANDSOMELY 1551 obs.
– cleverly, slyly, craftily, shrewdly PAWKILY 1725 Sc.
– a clever device, a cunning trick, or method, esp. a new one WRINKLE L16 UK
– a clever or cunning device, artifice, stratagem SUBTILTY c1386 obs.
– a clever, sly way; a trick; a wile PAUK;  PAWK 1811 Sc.
– an instance of cleverness, cunning or craft; a device, a stratagem, a trick QUAINTISE 1297 obs.
– cleverness FALSENESS Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– cleverness, ability, knowledge CAN;  CANN;  KANN 1768 Sc.
– cleverness, ingenuity NATTINESS Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– cleverness, shrewdness; good sense; ability; acumen; judgement; knowledge; cunning COCUM;  COKUM;  KOCUM;  KOKUM 1848 sl. rare
– cleverness, skill, dexterity SUBTILTY c1386 obs.
– cleverness, skill, dexterity SUBTLETY c1375 obs.
– cleverness, skill, dexterity, ability; propriety, becomingness, decency HANDSOMENESS 1555 obs.
– cleverness, skill, ingenuity SUBTILITY c1375 obs.
– cleverness, skill, ingenuity; proficiency attained by careful application CURIOSITY 1603 obs.
– cleverness, smartness, ability CLEVERALITY 1828 Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
– cleverness, wisdom, skill, ingenuity QUAINTISE 1297 obs.
– the world of clever, influential people MACKDOM 1960s African-American sl.
– a clever and attractive Black male BAD BOY Bk1984 African-American usage
– a clever, bright person LIGHT 1900s US college sl.
– a clever fellow HEIDY KNITE 1890 Sc.
– a clever fellow LONG-CROWN 1847 Brit. colloq.
– a clever fellow WARM-BOY Bk1914 US college sl.
– a clever fellow; a prodigy HEAD-LANGUAGER 1879 Eng. dial.
– a clever fellow; one who gets through is work expeditiously SKRIEVER Bk1904 Sc.
– a clever genius; a brilliant wit BEL-ESPRIT 1638
– a clever girl YANKER 1824 Sc. obs.
– a clever, influential person; a smooth operator MAC;  MACK;  MAQUE 1960s African-American sl.
– a clever, ingenuous person PALAMEDES Bk1822
– a clever, intelligent, or intellectual person HEAD-PIECE 1647 rare
– a clever, knowledgeable, or witty person BRIGHT SPARK 1974 sl., ironic or sarcastic usage
– a clever little fellow APTCOCK Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– a clever man BAILIE;  BAILIFF Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– a clever man JIG Bk1896 Winchester College usage
– a clever or dexterous person; a skilful person; an expert; a proficient; an adept DAB 1691
– a clever or knowledgeable person BRAIN 1914 sl.
– a clever or knowledgeable person SHARPIE 1949 sl., orig. US
– a clever or smart fellow CHEESE c1860 Brit. school & university sl.
– a clever or smart man TACK 1972 Amer. dial.
– a clever or versatile person; one who excels greatly; a proficient DABSTER 1708
– a clever performer; an adept HAND 1870 Sc. & Eng. & Amer. dial.
– a clever person LONG EAR M19 sl.
– a clever person; a highly intellectual or cultured person; a person with sophisticated taste; a snob; an educated person HIGHBROW 1898 orig. US
– a clever person; an adept CLINKER Bk1893 Eng. dial.
– a clever person; an expert; a remarkable or capable person PISS-CUTTER 1975 Amer. dial.
– a clever person; a teacher (Big Brains) BB’s 1986 US sl.
– a clever person, one who believes themselves to be so HEADCASE 1967 sl.
– a clever, proficient or influential man; an expert; the best  MACK DADDY 1993 Amer. sl.
– a clever scoundrel FEATHERED SNAKE 1930 Amer. dial.
– a clever, sharp, forward woman YANKIE 1790 Sc.
– a clever, sharp person; one quick of understanding HEAD-CADAB 1823 Sc.
– a clever, sharp youth LAD OF WAX 1826 Eng. dial.
– a clever, shrewd fellow HARD-NAP Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– a clever, smart, capable fellow; used in derision as well as praise BOY Bk1911 Sc.
– a clever, smart fellow; a very handsome man MAN OF WAX Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– a clever, smart, or knowing person CLEVER STICK(S) 1959 sl., often ironic or sarcastic usage
– a clever student NAILER Bk1902 sl.
– a clever, witty, or mischievous person; an objectionable or foolish person; an unruly or incorrigible person MESS 1936 Amer. dial.
– a clever workman; an expert in any business DABACH 1939 Sc.
– a clever workman; an expert at any business or at a game of skill NAP-HAND 1887 Eng. dial.
– a naturally clever person NATURAL 1838 Sc.
– an exceedingly clever fellow EEL-DROWNER 1825 Sc., used ironically and generally with negative 
– a person, esp. a child or pupil, regarded as clever or intelligent BRIGHT 1937
– a person who is clever at any kind of manual labour; a skilled person; an adept or expert; a proficient DAB HAND 1828
– a person who is clever at something; a person who is eminently suitable for some purpose BILLIE;  BILLY 1881 Sc.
– a person who is smugly clever SMART-ARSE;  SMART-ASS 1965 US sl.
– a person who is too clever for their own good WISE APPLE 1896 US sl.
– a person whose rough exterior hides a heart of gold; a rough but clever, or good, person BLACK DIAMOND 1821 UK sl.
– a person who shows off their own cleverness CLEVER DICK Bk1999
– a person who thinks he is clever TRICKY ICKY Bk1942 US sl.
– a young person regarded as clever, beautiful, talented, or energetic BRIGHT YOUNG THING 1842
– the cleverest person in a group, etc. BRAIN(S)-CARRIER 1828 obs.
– the cleverest person in a group, etc.; the mastermind THE BRAIN(S) 1844 colloq.
– an explanation of a clever act DONE WITH MIRRORS Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– (pointing to the head and feet respectively) a statement of self-congratulation on a good idea or clever piece of thinking UP HERE FOR THINKING, DOWN THERE FOR DANCING Bk1996 Aust. sl.
– said of a very clever person DIG WITH BOTH FEET Bk1900 N. Ireland
– to be clever, cautious, or wise HAVE HAIR ON ONE’S HEAD Bk1905 Sc.
– to be clever, cautious, or wise HAVE HAIR ON ONE’S HEAD 1825 Sc.
– to be clever, smart, or enterprising USE ONE’S HEAD Bk1996 Aust. sl.
– to be clever, smart, or enterprising USE ONE’S LOAF 1930s sl.
– to be clever, smart, or enterprising USE ONE’S NOODLE Bk1996 Aust. sl.
– to behave cleverly; to use one’s wits BOX CLEVER 1936 sl.
– to behave in a smugly clever way towards SMART-ASS 1970 sl.
– to do something clever CUT A RUSTY Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– to do something clever DO A HOUDINI Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– to do something clever PULL A BRIGHT ONE Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– to do something clever PULL A FASTIE Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– to do something clever PULL A GAG Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– to do something clever PULL A NIFTY (ONE) Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– to do something clever PULL A STUNT Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– to do something clever SLIP OVER A FAST ONE Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– to do something clever SPRING A FASTIE Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– to do something clever SPRING A FAST ONE Bk1942 Amer. sl.

with a clicking and knocking sound NICKETY-NOCK 1812

to make a clicking sound, to creak NICKER 1931 Sc.

a client, a customer DADDY 1970s US sl.
a client, a customer; often used dismissively PUNTER 1965 sl.

a break, gap, or chasm in a cliff or crag HAG(G) a1300 Sc. & N. Eng. dial. obs.
a cave or shelter beneath an overhanging cliff SAND HOUSE 1969 Amer. dial.
a cliff; a precipitous rocky place; a low or submerged rock in the sea SCAR 1300 Brit.
a cliff; a rock, esp. a rock bare of vegetation SCARTH 1876 Eng. dial.
a cliff or rock; an abrupt, cliffy prominence HAG(G) Bk1905 Eng. dial.
a cliff or slope TERRACE 1849 Eng. dial.
a gangway down a cliff; a cutting through a ridge of hills SCORE 1835 Sc. & Eng. dial.
cliff sides FALLS 1882 Eng. dial.

climate CLIMATURE 1615 obs.

a climax BLOW OFF c1912 sl.
the climax UPTAKE Bk1905 Eng. dial.
the climax or clincher of something CAPPER Bk2006 US sl.
the risible climax of a story or joke SNAPPER 1857 Amer. sl.

to be near the climax of something BE IN THE SHORT ROWS 1894 Amer. dial.

– climbed YCLOMBEN c1412 obs.
– a climb, clamber SCRAWM 1897 Eng. dial.
– to climb GAMBOL Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– to climb RIDE Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– to climb SCANCE;  SCANSE 1714 Sc. obs.
– to climb SCLIM;  SCLIMB;  SCLIME 1883 Sc.
– to climb SCRIM;  SCRIMB 1854 Eng. dial.
– to climb a tree or pole simply by the assistance of hands and feet; to swarm PALM Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– to climb by alternately grasping with the arms and legs SHINNY 1889 Amer. dial.
– to climb or clamber up; said of a child KAME 1938 Sc.
– to climb the trunk of a tree by holding on with your legs while you pull yourself up with your hands MONKEY CLIMB;  MONKEY UP 1965 Amer. dial.
– to climb the trunk of a tree by holding on with your legs while you pull yourself up with your hands SHIMMY; SHIM UP 1950 Amer. dial.
– to climb the trunk of a tree by holding on with your legs while you pull yourself up with your hands SHIN 1840 Amer. dial.
 to climb, to clamber RAMBLE Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– to climb, to clamber SCRAWM 1790 Eng. dial.
– to climb, to crawl on hands and knees; to walk about with difficulty; to struggle SCROBBLE 1876 Eng. dial.
– to climb, to mount RAISE Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– to climb, to scramble RAMP 1523 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– to climb, to scramble SCAMMER 1897 Eng. dial.
– to climb, to stand high PAUK;  PAWK Bk1903 Eng. dial.
– to climb; to procure with difficulty SCRABBLE 1864 Eng. dial.
– to climb up UPSPIEL 1827 Sc. obs.
– to climb up or down, esp. by gripping with one’s arms and legs; to climb in this way SKIN 1871 Amer. dial.

to clinch or drive home an argument; to clinch a bargain NAIL 1785 Sc.

clinging, close, clodlike CLUNCHY 1863 Eng. dial.
clingy WISTERIA 2003 UK homosexual sl.

clinging and pawing; seductive ALL OVER ONE LIKE A CHEAP SUIT Bk2006 US sl.
describes the adherence of a clingy person CLINGS LIKE SHIT TO A SHOVEL 19C colloq.
describes the adherence of a clingy person STICKS LIKE SHIT TO A SHOVEL 19C colloq.

to cling YCLINGE c1620 obs.

to make a clinking sound CLINK-CLANK 1921

that may be clipped or shorn, as hedges, shrubs, etc. TONSILE 1664 obs.

– a clipping, polling, shearing; also, what is cut off; the clippings of hair EAVESING a800 obs.
– a clipping, shaving, hairdressing BARBING 1485 obs.
the clipping of shrubs or hedges TONSURE 1691 obs. rare

to clip, to cut slightly, to snip, to nick, to clip SNICK 1728
to clip wool, cloth, coin, etc. BARB 1483

a clique CLICK 20C teen & high school sl.