Origin of Clydefrom Scottish surname Clyde, after the River Clyde
a masculine name
- river in S Scotland, flowing northwestward into the Firth of Clyde: 106 mi (171 km)
- estuary of the Clyde, flowing southward into the North Channel: 64 mi (103 km)
A river of southwest Scotland flowing about 171 km (106 mi) northwest to the Firth of Clyde, an estuary of the North Channel. The river is navigable to Glasgow for oceangoing vessels.
- LANARK, a royal, municipal and police burgh, and county town of Lanarkshire, Scotland, standing on high ground about half a mile from the right bank of the Clyde, 31 m.
- A favourite holiday resort, being the point from which the falls of the Clyde are usually visited.
- Braxfield, on the Clyde, gave the title of Lord Braxfield to Robert Macqueen (1722-1799), who was born in the mansion and acquired on the bench the character of the Scottish Jeffreys.
- Craignethan Castle on the Nethan, a left-hand tributary joining the Clyde at Crossford, is said to be the original of the "Tillietudlem" of Scott's Old Mortality.
- The Black, Barton and Clyde rivers flow into Lake Memphremagog.