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cloot

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noun \ˈklüt\

Definition of cloot

  1. 1 Scottish :  a cloven hoof

  2. 2 plural capitalized Scottish :  clootie



Origin and Etymology of cloot

perhaps akin to Old English *clēat — more at cleat


First Known Use: 1725


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