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[klohm] /kloʊm/
verb, Chiefly Eastern Virginia.
simple past tense and past participle of climb. Unabridged
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  • It was thou as clomb into wucks through the window, and coot all the bands, and left thee knife behind to bear witness again thee.

    The Parson O' Dumford George Manville Fenn
  • I clomb the heights of my grief, and looked around, but alas!

    Wilfrid Cumbermede George MacDonald
  • A rough tower like that at Trim might be clomb easily enough, but it might not be so easy to get down.

  • But the cloud hung on the mountain she clomb, and her way was dimmed.

    Adventures in the Arts Marsden Hartley
  • The flame that clomb the ashlar gray Had burned it red as tile.

    Poems by the Way William Morris
  • She did not look back once, then, nor as she clomb the long slope to her home.

  • Before me was a steep rock; I clomb up, in the hope of discovering some outlet from the waste, perhaps of seeing houses or men.

  • He dared not look up; he trusted in the prayers of the little beadswoman, and clomb on.

    The Fair God Lew Wallace
  • We clomb till we struck violent cold and an Indian reservation, and the noble savage came to look at us.

    From Sea to Sea Rudyard Kipling
  • I shall say that I clomb on the boat, and won the shore, and so made my way home.

    The Serf Guy Thorne
British Dictionary definitions for clomb


(archaic) a past tense and past participle of climb
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