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clough

(klʌf)
n
(Physical Geography) dialect a gorge or narrow ravine
[Old English clōh]

Clough

(klʌf)
n
1. (Biography) Arthur Hugh. 1819–61, British poet, author of Amours de Voyage (1858) and Dipsychus (1865)
2. (Biography) Brian. 1935–2004, English footballer and manager
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"Heaven grant the manlier heart, that timely ere Youth fly, with life's real tempest would be coping; The fruit of dreamy hoping Is, waking, blank despair." - CLOUGH, Ambarvalia.
Among the best or most representative single ballads are: The Hunting of the Cheviot (otherwise called The Ancient Ballad of Chevy Chase--clearly of minstrel authorship); Sir Patrick Spens; Robin Hood and Guy of Gisborne; Adam Bell, Clym of the Clough, and William of Cloudeslee; Captain Car, or Edom o' Gordon; King Estmere (though this has been somewhat altered by Bishop Percy, who had and destroyed the only surviving copy of it); Edward, Edward; Young Waters; Sweet William's Ghost; Lord Thomas and Fair Annet.
[1] Adam Bell, Clym o' the Clough, and William of Cloudesly were three noted north-country bowmen whose names have been celebrated in many ballads of the olden time.
CROSSING THE DIVIDE Clough is the new Derby boss having starred for Forest (right); UP FOR CUP The Cloughs together in 2003; TV TIMES: Live on Setanta Sports 1, KO 7.45pm
NIGEL CLOUGH reckons Derby's FA Cup clash with arch-rivals Forest was an omen to take the job at Pride Park.
Forest fans began to chant 'Two-one to the Brian Cloughs' when the final whistle sounded.
NOTTINGHAM FOREST could not have picked a more suitable tribute to Old Big 'Ead Brian Clough than Ol' Blue Eyes' belting out My Way.
The rift between the Cloughs and Derby was formally healed when 14,000 mourners attended his moving memorial service at Pride Park.
NIGEL CLOUGH was last night named Derby manager in an emotional appointment following in his famous father's footsteps.
FOOTBALL's finest maverick, the late Brian Clough, has been in the news a lot recently - and ITV's recent documentary on the greatest England manager that never was will have made interesting viewing in one household.
(1) Arthur Hugh Clough is one of the few canonical or quasi-canonical Victorian poets to have read, thought, and written at all extensively about Victorian economics, but the origin and nature of Clough's engagement have not, I think, been fully explored.
Clough, recruited from nearby Blue Square Premier club Burton Albion, can expect a superb welcome from fans who still idolise his dad.