Clootie

noun
Cloot·​ie | \ ˈklü-tē How to pronounce Clootie (audio) \

Definition of Clootie

chiefly Scotland
used as a name of the devil

First Known Use of Clootie

1785, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Clootie

diminutive of cloot

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“Clootie.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Clootie. Accessed 6 May. 2021.

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