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Cloud

Clouds

He is in the clouds In dreamland, entertaining visionary notions; having no distinct idea about the matter in question.

He is under a cloud.
Under suspicion, in disrepute.

To blow a cloud is to smoke a cigar or pipe.

Cloud

A dark spot on the forehead of a horse between the eyes. A white spot is called a star, and an elongated star is a blaze. (See Blaze)

Agrippa He [Antony] has a cloud on his face.”

Enobarbus.
“He were the worse for that were he a horse” Shakespeare. Antony and Cleopatra, iii 2

Cloud

(St.). Patron saint of nailsmiths, by a play upon the French word clou, a nail.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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