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Definition of Clout


  1. A cloth; a piece of cloth or leather; a patch; a rag.
  2. A swadding cloth.
  3. A piece; a fragment.
  4. The center of the butt at which archers shoot; -- probably once a piece of white cloth or a nail head.
  5. An iron plate on an axletree or other wood to keep it from wearing; a washer.
  6. A blow with the hand.
  7. To cover with cloth, leather, or other material; to bandage; patch, or mend, with a clout.
  8. To join or patch clumsily.
  9. To quard with an iron plate, as an axletree.
  10. To give a blow to; to strike.
  11. To stud with nails, as a timber, or a boot sole.


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Clout Translations

clout in Italian is lobo
clout in Spanish is trapo
clout in Swedish is trasa