Definition of clint
1 chiefly Scottish : a hard or flinty rock : a rocky cliff : a projecting rock or ledge
2 dialectal, England : a crevice or gully in limestone rocks
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Origin and Etymology of clint
Middle English, perhaps from Middle Low German klint cliff, crag; akin to Old Swedish klinter mountain top, Old Norse klettr cliff, crag, Latin galla gallnut — more at gall
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