clag

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verb

ˈklag
clagged; clagged; clagging; clags

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

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noun

"
plural -s
dialectal, British
: a clot or lump especially of dirt or snow

Word History

Etymology

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 9 Dec. 2022.

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