cloot

noun
\ ˈklüt How to pronounce cloot (audio) \

Definition of cloot

1 Scottish : a cloven hoof
2 Cloots plural, Scottish : clootie

First Known Use of cloot

1725, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for cloot

perhaps akin to Old English *clēat — more at cleat

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“Cloot.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cloot. Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

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