(Clar"i*on) n. [OE. clarioun, OF. clarion, F. clairon, LL. clario, claro; so called from its clear
tone, fr. L. clarus clear. See Clear.] A kind of trumpet, whose note is clear and shrill.
He sounds his imperial clarion along the whole line of battle.
(Clar`i*o*net") n. [See Clarion, Clarinet.] (Mus.) See Clarinet.
(Cla*ris"o*nus) a. [L. clarisonus; clarus + sonus.] Having a clear sound. [Obs.] Ash.
(Clar"i*tude) n. [L. claritudo, fr. clarus clear.] Clearness; splendor. [Obs.] Beau. & Fl.
(Clar"i*ty) n. [L. claritas, fr. clarus clear: cf. F. clarté.] Clearness; brightness; splendor.
Floods, in whose more than crystal clarity,
Innumerable virgin graces row.
(Cla"ro-ob*scu"ro) n. See Chiaroscuro.
(Clar`ré"), n. [See Claret.] Wine with a mixture of honey and species. [Obs.] Chaucer.
(Clart) v. t. [Cf. Armor. kalar mud, mire, kalara to dirt, Sw. lort mud.] To daub, smear, or
spread, as with mud, etc. [Prov. Eng.] Halliwell.
(Clart"y) a. Sticky and foul; muddy; filthy; dirty. [Prov. Eng.] Halliwell.
(Clar"y) v. i. [Cf. Clarion.] To make a loud or shrill noise. [Obs.] Golding.
Clary water, a composition of clary flowers with brandy, etc., formerly used as a cardiac.
(Cla"ry) n. [Cf. LL. sclarea, scarlea, D. & G. scharlei, F. sclarée.] (Bot.) A plant (Salvia sclarea)
of the Sage family, used in flavoring soups.
(Clash) v. i. [imp. & p. p. Clashed ; p. pr. & vb. n. Clashing.] [Of imitative origin; cf. G. klatschen,
Prov. G. kleschen, D. kletsen, Dan. klaske, E. clack.]
1. To make a noise by striking against something; to dash noisily together.
2. To meet in opposition; to act in a contrary direction; to come onto collision; to interfere.
However some of his interests might clash with those of the chief adjacent colony.
(Clash), v. t. To strike noisily against or together.
1. A loud noise resulting from collision; a noisy collision of bodies; a collision.
The roll of cannon and clash of arms.
2. Opposition; contradiction; as between differing or contending interests, views, purposes, etc.
Clashes between popes and kings.
(Clash"ing*ly), adv. With clashing.
(Clasp) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Clasped ; p. pr. & vb. n. Clasping] [OE. claspen, clapsen, prob.
akin to E. clap.]