a Scot dialect name for an earwig


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    [klip] /klɪp/ verb (used with object), clipped, clipped or clipt, clipping. 1. to cut, or cut off or out, as with shears: to clip a rose from a bush. 2. to trim by cutting: to clip a hedge. 3. to cut or trim the hair or fleece of; shear: to clip a poodle. 4. to […]

  • Cloot

    [kloot; Scot. klyt] /klut; Scot. klüt/ noun, Scot. and North England. 1. a cloven hoof; one of the divisions of the cloven hoof of the swine, sheep, etc. 2. (usually initial capital letter). Often, Cloots. Satan; the devil.

  • Clootie

    [kloo-tee; Scot. kly-tee] /ˈklu ti; Scot. ˈklü ti/ noun, Scot. and North England. 1. (usually initial capital letter) (def 2). n. also Clutie, “the devil,” 1785, Scottish, literally “hoofed,” from cloot “hoof, division of a hoof,” from Old Norse klo “claw” (see claw (n.)).

  • Clop

    [klop] /klɒp/ noun 1. a sound made by or as if by a horse’s hoof striking the ground. verb (used without object), clopped, clopping. 2. to make or move with such a sound. /klɒp/ verb clops, clopping, clopped 1. (intransitive) to make or move along with a sound as of a horse’s hooves striking the […]

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