Definition of cleg in English:
Another term for horsefly.
- It is, of course, the midges and the clegs who present the major problem to the Scottish naturist.
- He reminded his frantically puffing audience that smoking was a well-known antidote to the predations of the great horse fly, or cleg.
- Usually they are called clegs, horse-flies or gad-flies, without referring to one specific species.
late Middle English: from Old Norse kleggi.
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