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clot

noun

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1 a number of things considered as a unit
  • a clot of daisies occupied one corner of the flower bed

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2 a small uneven mass
  • clots of dirt that were flung up by the horses' hooves

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3 British a stupid person
  • was of the opinion that most of the people running for parliament were clots

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clot

verb

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1 to prevent passage through by filling with something
  • phone lines clotted by Internet traffic

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2 to turn from a liquid into a substance resembling jelly
  • scabs form over cuts when your blood starts to clot

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“Clot.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/clot. Accessed 24 Sep. 2020.

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