5 letter word starting with cla

Words Parts of Speech Meaning/Definition/Similar Words
clack noun To make a sudden, sharp noise, or a succesion of such noises, as by striking an object, or by collision of parts; to rattle; to click., To utter words rapidly and continually, or with abruptness; to let the tongue run., To cause to make a sudden, sharp noise, or succession of noises; to click., To utter rapidly and inconsiderately., A sharp, abrupt noise, or succession of noises, made by striking an object., Anything that causes a clacking noise, as the clapper of a mill, or a clack valve., Continual or importunate talk; prattle; prating.
claik noun See Clake., The bernicle goose; — called also clack goose.
claim verb/. To ask for, or seek to obtain, by virtue of authority, right, or supposed right; to challenge as a right; to demand as due., To proclaim., To call or name., To assert; to maintain., To be entitled to anything; to deduce a right or title; to have a claim., A demand of a right or supposed right; a calling on another for something due or supposed to be due; an assertion of a right or fact., A right to claim or demand something; a title to any debt, privilege, or other thing in possession of another; also, a title to anything which another should give or concede to, or confer on, the claimant., The thing claimed or demanded; that (as land) to which any one intends to establish a right; as a settler’s claim; a miner’s claim., A loud call.
clake noun Alt. of Claik
clamp noun Something rigid that holds fast or binds things together; a piece of wood or metal, used to hold two or more pieces together., An instrument with a screw or screws by which work is held in its place or two parts are temporarily held together., A piece of wood placed across another, or inserted into another, to bind or strengthen., One of a pair of movable pieces of lead, or other soft material, to cover the jaws of a vise and enable it to grasp without bruising., A thick plank on the inner part of a ship’s side, used to sustain the ends of beams., A mass of bricks heaped up to be burned; or of ore for roasting, or of coal for coking., A mollusk. See Clam., To fasten with a clamp or clamps; to apply a clamp to; to place in a clamp., To cover, as vegetables, with earth., A heavy footstep; a tramp., To tread heavily or clumsily; to clump.
clang verb t. To strike together so as to produce a ringing metallic sound., To give out a clang; to resound., A loud, ringing sound, like that made by metallic substances when clanged or struck together., Quality of tone.
clank noun A sharp, brief, ringing sound, made by a collision of metallic or other sonorous bodies; — usually expressing a duller or less resounding sound than clang, and a deeper and stronger sound than clink., To cause to sound with a clank; as, the prisoners clank their chains., To sound with a clank.
clape noun A bird; the flicker.
claps verb t. Variant of Clasp
clare noun A nun of the order of St. Clare.
clart verb t. To daub, smear, or spread, as with mud, etc.
clary verb i. To make a loud or shrill noise., A plant (Salvia sclarea) of the Sage family, used in flavoring soups.
clash verb i. To make a noise by striking against something; to dash noisily together., To meet in opposition; to act in a contrary direction; to come onto collision; to interfere., To strike noisily against or together., A loud noise resulting from collision; a noisy collision of bodies; a collision., Opposition; contradiction; as between differing or contending interests, views, purposes, etc.
clasp verb t. To shut or fasten together with, or as with, a clasp; to shut or fasten (a clasp, or that which fastens with a clasp)., To inclose and hold in the hand or with the arms; to grasp; to embrace., To surround and cling to; to entwine about., An adjustable catch, bent plate, or hook, for holding together two objects or the parts of anything, as the ends of a belt, the covers of a book, etc., A close embrace; a throwing of the arms around; a grasping, as with the hand.
class noun A group of individuals ranked together as possessing common characteristics; as, the different classes of society; the educated class; the lower classes., A number of students in a school or college, of the same standing, or pursuing the same studies., A comprehensive division of animate or inanimate objects, grouped together on account of their common characteristics, in any classification in natural science, and subdivided into orders, families, tribes, genera, etc., A set; a kind or description, species or variety., One of the sections into which a church or congregation is divided, and which is under the supervision of a class leader., To arrange in classes; to classify or refer to some class; as, to class words or passages., To divide into classes, as students; to form into, or place in, a class or classes., To grouped or classed.
clave imp. of Cleave., of Cleave, of Cleave
clavy noun A mantelpiece.