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Clym of the Clough

with Adam Bell and William of Cloudesly, were noted outlaws, whose skill in archery rendered them as famous in the north of England as Robin Hood and Little John in the midland counties. Their place of resort was in Englewood Forest, near Carlisle. N.B.- Englewood means firewood. Clym of the Clough means Clement of the Cliff.

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