The definition of cling means to hold on or be attached to someone or something.(verb)
See cling in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME clingen < OE clingan, to adhere, stick together < IE *gel-g- < base *gel-: see climb
See cling in American Heritage Dictionary 4
intransitive verb clung clung (klŭng), cling·ing, clings
Origin: Middle English clingen
Origin: , from Old English clingan.
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