- cleugh, cloefShow more Also formerly cleugh, cloef, clof, cloff, cloffe, cloof, clough, clufe, cluff, clugh, kloaf, kloff, klooft, kluff, klugh.
- Afrikaans, South African Dutch, Middle Dutch, U.S. EnglishShow more Afrikaans, earlier South African Dutch, from Middle Dutch clove cleft (in which form it is found in U.S. English).
- Hence kloofing verbal noun, exploring and hiking in kloofs.1986 Argus 11 Jan.A definition of kloofing — if there is one — is hard to find, but..it is an adventure which offers excitement, exercise and outdoor fun.1990 A. Bumstead in Style June 111Last year, we tried mountain bikes (..ideal for the nearby hills and mountains around Swellendam)...Next year, who knows? Hiking? Kloofing? Pogo stick safaris.