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.

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