Clem \Clem\ (kl[e^]m), v. t. & i. [Cf. clam to clog, or G. klemmen to pinch, Icel. kl["o]mbra, E. clamp.] To starve; to famish. [Obs.] --B. Jonson. [1913 Webster]

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