[klahydz-deyl] /ˈklaɪdzˌdeɪl/

one of a Scottish breed of strong, hardy draft horses, having a feathering of long hairs along the backs of the legs.
a heavy powerful breed of carthorse, originally from Scotland

“breed of heavy draught horses,” 1786, so called because they were bred in the valley of the Clyde in Scotland. The river name is perhaps literally “cleansing,” from a Celtic root akin to Latin cloaca (see cloaca).


Read Also:

  • Clype

    /kləɪp/ verb (intransitive) 1. to tell tales; be an informer noun 2. a person who tells tales

  • Clypeate

    [klip-ee-it, -eyt] /ˈklɪp i ɪt, -ˌeɪt/ adjective, Biology. 1. shaped like a round shield or buckler.

  • Clypeus

    [klip-ee-uh s] /ˈklɪp i əs/ noun, plural clypei [klip-ee-ahy, -ee-ee] /ˈklɪp iˌaɪ, -iˌi/ (Show IPA) 1. the area of the facial wall of an insect’s head between the labrum and the frons, usually separated from the latter by a groove. /ˈklɪpɪəs/ noun (pl) clypei (ˈklɪpɪˌaɪ) 1. a cuticular plate on the head of some insects […]

  • Clysis

    [klahy-sis] /ˈklaɪ sɪs/ noun, plural clyses [klahy-sees] /ˈklaɪ sis/ (Show IPA). Medicine/Medical. 1. the administration of an enema. 2. intravenous administration of any of a number of solutions to provide nutriment, replace lost body fluid or control blood pressure. clysis cly·sis (klī’sĭs) n. pl. cly·ses (-sēz’) An infusion of fluid, usually subcutaneously, for therapeutic purposes.

Disclaimer: Clydesdale definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.