Open main menu


Etymology 1Edit

Probably borrowed from Welsh clwt, 'cloth, duster, diaper' or a Pictish or Cumbric cognate. Derivation from Middle English cloth, however should not be ruled out.


cloot (uncountable)

  1. cloth

Etymology 2Edit

from clook (claw). Otherwise related to English cleat.


cloot (plural cloots)

  1. cloven hoof
  2. any of the divisions of a cloven hoof.

Derived termsEdit