Found 3 items, similar to Clout.
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English → English
n 1: a target used in archery
2: special advantage or influence; “the chairman's nephew has a
lot of pull”
3: a short nail with a flat head; used to attach sheet metal to
wood [syn: clout nail
4: (boxing) a blow with the fist; “I gave him a clout on his
v : strike hard, especially with the fist; “He clouted his
English → English
, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Clouted
; p. pr. & vb. n.
.] [OE. clutien. clouten, to patch. See Clout
1. To cover with cloth, leather, or other material; to
bandage; patch, or mend, with a clout.
And old shoes and clouted upon their feet. --Josh.
Paul, yea, and Peter, too, had more skill in . . .
clouting an old tent than to teach lawyers.
2. To join or patch clumsily.
If fond Bavius vent his clouted song. --P. Fletcher
3. To quard with an iron plate, as an axletree.
4. To give a blow to; to strike. [Low]
The . . . queen of Spain took off one of her
chopines and clouted Olivarez about the noddle with
5. To stud with nails, as a timber, or a boot sole.
, clotted cream, i. e., cream obtained by
warming new milk. --A. Philips.
Note: “Clouted brogues”
in Shakespeare and “clouted
in Milton have been understood by some to mean
shoes armed with nails; by others, patched shoes.
(klout), n. [AS. cl[=u]t a little cloth, piece of
metal; cf. Sw. klut, Icel. kl[=u]tr a kerchief, or W. clwt a
clout, Gael. clud.]
1. A cloth; a piece of cloth or leather; a patch; a rag.
His garments, nought but many ragged clouts,
With thorns together pinned and patched was.
A clout upon that head where late the diadem stood.
2. A swadding cloth.
3. A piece; a fragment. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
4. The center of the butt at which archers shoot; -- probably
once a piece of white cloth or a nail head.
A'must shoot nearer or he'll ne'er hit the clout.
5. An iron plate on an axletree or other wood to keep it from
wearing; a washer.
6. A blow with the hand. [Low]
, a kind of wrought-iron nail heaving a large
flat head; -- used for fastening clouts to axletrees,
plowshares, etc., also for studding timber, and for