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[klan-see] /ˈklæn si/
Tom, born 1947, U.S. novelist. Unabridged
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  • There are continual jests about the contrast between this Ulsterman's austerity and the conviviality of Colonel Clancy.

  • I was in the army—in the 'Buffs'; maybe you knew one Clancy who was in them?

    Arthur O'Leary Charles James Lever
  • It was Clancy's turn to color, and she did so magnificently.

    Find the Woman Arthur Somers Roche
  • I seen a man do it at th' Lyceem whin I was a kid,' says Clancy.

    Mr. Dooley in Peace and in War Finley Peter Dunne
  • But rest yourself now, Mr. Clancy, ye'll be tired afther the drive.

    North, South and Over the Sea M.E. Francis (Mrs. Francis Blundell)
British Dictionary definitions for Clancy


Tom. born 1947, US novelist; his thrillers, many of which have been filmed, include The Hunt for Red October (1984), Clear and Present Danger (1989), Debt of Honour (1994) and Red Rabbit (2002)
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