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clerestory in architecture, an outside wall containing windows which admit light to partially roofed areas in the lower sections of a building, esp. a church.
clergy the group or body of people authorized to conduct religious services, such as ministers, priests, or rabbis. (Cf. laity.)
clergyman a male member of the clergy.
cleric a minister, priest, rabbi, or other ordained person; member of the clergy. [2 definitions]
clerical of or related to clerks and office work. [5 definitions]
clerical collar a stiff narrow white collar, fastened at the back of the neck, worn by certain members of the clergy.
clericalism the power or influence of religious leaders in government or politics. [2 definitions]
clerk one who performs general office work such as filing, copying or preparing documents, and finding information. [4 definitions]
clever mentally sharp and adept. [4 definitions]
clevis a U-shaped piece of metal attached to a rod or chain, with a hole for a pin or bolt, and used to attach one object to another in order to pull it.
clew ball of thread or yarn. [7 definitions]
clew up in nautical terminology, to haul (a sail) up by ropes running through the clews.
cliché an expression used so often that it has become worn out and trite. [3 definitions]
clichéd having many clichés. [2 definitions]
click a slight, sharp sound. [8 definitions]
clickable combined form of click.
click beetle any of several related beetles that are able to spring into an upright position from being on their backs, and that make a clicking sound when so springing.
client one who pays for the services of another, esp. those of a lawyer or other professional. [3 definitions]
clientele the group of clients or customers served by a professional person or business.
clientless combined form of client.
cliff a high, steep or overhanging surface of rock or earth.