Clan vs Clane - What's the difference?

clan | clane |


As a noun clan

is .

As an adjective clane is

.

clan

English

(wikipedia clan)

Noun

(en noun)
  • (anthropology) A group of people all descended from a common ancestor, in fact or belief.
  • A traditional social group of families in the Scottish Highlands having a common hereditary chieftain
  • Any association of people behaving clannishly.
  • (video games) A group of players who habitually play on the same team in multiplayer games.
  • A badger colony.
  • Derived terms

    * clannish * matriclan * patriclan

    Descendants

    * Dutch: (l) * German: (l)

    clane

    English

    Adjective

  • * {{quote-book, year=1857, author=Frank J. Webb, title=The Garies and Their Friends, chapter=, edition= citation
  • , passage=One o' 'em, night before last, split Mikey Dolan's head clane open, and it's a small chance of his life he's got to comfort himself wid." " }}
  • * {{quote-book, year=1919, author=Grace S. Richmond, title=The Brown Study, chapter=, edition= citation
  • , passage=So it's clane she is, if she ain't got into no mischief the half hour." }}

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