A steep valley or ravine.
More example sentences
- Woodlands Mill, which is situated in a wooded clough, was built at the peak of manufacturing activity in the area.
- In summer time, on long, warm evenings, we would engage in the building of various types of bridges over the stream that runs down the clough.
- We got caught in it anyway being too high up when it drifted towards us - dense pouring cloud - filling in every clough and gulley between us and the hills over the valley.
Old English clōh (recorded in place names), of Germanic origin; related to German dialect Klinge.