clechy also cleche, from Fr. cléché (17c.), from L. *clavicatus "key-holed," or clavicella "little key," from clavis "key" (see SLOT (Cf. slot) (2)).

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  • Clechy — Cle chy, a. See {Cl[ e]ch[ e]}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • clechy — adjective see clechée …   Useful english dictionary

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