cleg

noun
variants: or clegg \ ˈkleg \
plural -s

Definition of cleg

British
: a horsefly or gadfly

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History and Etymology for cleg

Middle English, from Old Norse kleggi; akin to Norwegian klegg burr, Old English clǣg clay

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“Cleg.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cleg. Accessed 21 Jan. 2022.

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