cleck


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cleck

(klɛk)
vb (tr)
1. (Zoology) (of birds) to hatch
2. to lay or hatch (a plot or scheme)
[C15: from Old Norse klekja]

cleck

(klɛk)
vb
(often foll by: on) to gossip (about); tell (on)
n
(often plural) a piece of gossip
[from Welsh, from clecan to gossip, and clec gossip]
ˈclecky adj

cleck


Past participle: clecked
Gerund: clecking

Imperative
cleck
cleck
Present
I cleck
you cleck
he/she/it clecks
we cleck
you cleck
they cleck
Preterite
I clecked
you clecked
he/she/it clecked
we clecked
you clecked
they clecked
Present Continuous
I am clecking
you are clecking
he/she/it is clecking
we are clecking
you are clecking
they are clecking
Present Perfect
I have clecked
you have clecked
he/she/it has clecked
we have clecked
you have clecked
they have clecked
Past Continuous
I was clecking
you were clecking
he/she/it was clecking
we were clecking
you were clecking
they were clecking
Past Perfect
I had clecked
you had clecked
he/she/it had clecked
we had clecked
you had clecked
they had clecked
Future
I will cleck
you will cleck
he/she/it will cleck
we will cleck
you will cleck
they will cleck
Future Perfect
I will have clecked
you will have clecked
he/she/it will have clecked
we will have clecked
you will have clecked
they will have clecked
Future Continuous
I will be clecking
you will be clecking
he/she/it will be clecking
we will be clecking
you will be clecking
they will be clecking
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been clecking
you have been clecking
he/she/it has been clecking
we have been clecking
you have been clecking
they have been clecking
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been clecking
you will have been clecking
he/she/it will have been clecking
we will have been clecking
you will have been clecking
they will have been clecking
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been clecking
you had been clecking
he/she/it had been clecking
we had been clecking
you had been clecking
they had been clecking
Conditional
I would cleck
you would cleck
he/she/it would cleck
we would cleck
you would cleck
they would cleck
Past Conditional
I would have clecked
you would have clecked
he/she/it would have clecked
we would have clecked
you would have clecked
they would have clecked
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CLECK IT OUT: Gateshead duo Ross Murray and Sigourney Bell with the athlete of the match awards which they won at Cleckheaton
ANIMALS, INSECTS AND BIRDS: cleck 'to hatch', cleg 'a gadfly, horse-fly', cloe 'to claw', gait 'a boar, hog', gimmer 'a kind of a ewe', ginners 'the gills of a fish', hagworm 'an adder or viper', inmeat 'the internal parts or viscera of an animal which are used for food', lop 'a flea', maw 'a gull', mawk 'a maggot', rawn/rown 'the roe of a fish', skite 'to void excrement', steg 'a gander', tyke 'a dog, a mongrel', waithing 'fishing', yure 'an udder';
Cleck capitalised on Lions' indiscipline to reply with a 19thminute try converted by Ollie Hawkins.
AB auras / burbs AD Aira / dird AF Aiae (HI) / fife AH taiga / thigh AK sauna / skunk AN aevis / Nevin (CA, KY) AP area / prep AU zamboorak / zumbooruk AY coala / coyly AC aleak / cleck AE anticar / enticer AG aurae/gurge AI quacksalver / quicksilver AM toatoa / tom-tom AO abelian / obelion AR Aotea / roter AW Aoa (AS) / wow
An early penalty for hands in the ruck gave Cleck an early penalty; a miss penalty by King followed by a missed drop goal kept the score at Cleck 3 Chester 0.
As the rain abated in the second half, Cleck sent over a second penalty.
Glen Boyd's penalty made it 5-3 ten minutes later as Cleck, backed by wind and rain, came into the game.
Chester have home advantage against Cleck and apart from Tom Foden starting at full-back and Neil Parsley on the wing as they switch roles, the side is the same as played last week.
Lions were 10-0 up after the first quarter hour through tries by Alex Nash and Matt Goode, but Cleck profited from the visitors giving away penalties to reply with tries from Ollie Hawkins and veteran John Dudley, both converted by Ollie Akroyd to lead 14-10 before Allan Mitchell' s penalty closed the score to 14-13 at the interval.
Cleckheaton flanker Geoff Jones was in the sin-bin by the third minute for stamping in the ruck, but it was Cleck who went ahead with a Glenn Boyd penalty.