clough definition

  • noun:
    • A ravine.
    • Formerly an allowance of two weight in almost every three hundredweight after the tare and tret are subtracted; today used just in a general feeling, of small deductions through the initial fat.
    • A cleft in a hill; a ravine; a narrow valley.
    • A sluice used in going back water to a channel after depositing its sediment on flooded land.
    • An allowance in weighing. See cloff.
    • A narrow valley; a cleft in a hillside; a ravine, glen, or gorge.
    • A cliff; a rocky precipice.
    • The cleft or fork of a tree.
    • A wood.
    • A sluice; especially, a sluice for permitting off water carefully, like in the agricultural operation of increasing grounds by flooding these with dirty liquid. Additionally clow.
    • A large vessel of coarse earthenware.
    • See cloff.

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