clag

verb
\ ˈklag \
clagged; clagged; clagging; clags

Definition of clag

 (Entry 1 of 2)

transitive verb

1 dialectal, British : to bedaub usually with a sticky substance (as mud or dirt)
2 dialectal, British : clog, clot
3 dialectal, British : to cause to adhere

intransitive verb

dialectal, British : adhere, stick

clag

noun
\ " \
plural -s

Definition of clag (Entry 2 of 2)

dialectal, British
: a clot or lump especially of dirt or snow

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History and Etymology for clag

Verb

Middle English claggen, probably of Scandinavian origin; akin to Danish klagge sticky mud, Old Norse kleggi horsefly; akin to Old English clǣg clay

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“Clag.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/clag. Accessed 29 Jul. 2021.

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