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Clung definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

CLUNG, pret. and pp. of cling, which see.
CLUNG, v.i. To shrink. See Cling.

Merriam Webster's

past and past participle of cling

Oxford Reference Dictionary

past and past part. of CLING.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Clung Clung, a. [Prop. p. p. fr. OE. clingen to wither. See Cling, v. i.] Wasted away; shrunken. [Obs.]

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Clung Clung, imp. & p. p. of Cling.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

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.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

Clung is the past tense and past participle of cling.



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