“He did the “clean thing” and turned himself in.” Clip – A blow or a stroke with the hand.
Also refers to running away – to “cut and run.” Clitchy – Clammy, sticky, glutinous.
This “serenade” is continued night after night until the party is invited in and handsomely entertained. Clean his/your plow – To get or give a thorough whippin’.
Clean Thing – Denotes propriety or what is honorable. Clothes-Horse – A frame-work for hanging clothes on to dry after they have been washed and ironed, in the form of an opening screen.
Tendencies that have come to define modern Western societies include the concept of political pluralism, prominent subcultures or countercultures (such as New Age movements) and increasing cultural syncretism resulting from globalization and human migration.
The West as a geographical area is unclear and undefined.
The Church preserved the intellectual developments of classical antiquity, and is the reason many of them are still known today.
Medieval Christianity created the university, Rational thinking developed through a long age of change and formation, with the experiments of the Enlightenment, and breakthroughs in the sciences. Cut Up – To criticize with severity; as, “he was severely cut up in the newspapers.” Cut Up Shines – To cut capers, play tricks. “He sure is cutting a swell with the ladies.” Cut His Suspenders – A departed cowboy. “I knew him by the cut of his jib.” Cutting Horse – A horse with the ability to cut cows out of a herd. Cut A Figure – To make an appearance, either good or bad. Cut A Caper – The act of dancing in a frolicksome manner Cut a Dash or Cut a Swathe – Make a great show; to make a figure. The Catholic Church was for centuries at the center of the development of the values, ideas, science, laws, and institutions which constitute Western civilization.