Third-person singular simple present indicative form of cling.(verb)
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Use "clings" in a sentence
"Britain clings to its Empire for the plunder it provides (13: 153); economically, it cannot afford to go on doing so (17: 340)."
"His name clings to the little harbour near Cape Sable, where he built his post of Lomeron, and antiquaries now alone fight over the site of the more famous fort at the mouth of the St. John, where a large and enterprising city has grown up since the English occupation."
"I suppose you did not come to New Amsterdam -- how the name clings!"