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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.

NounEdit

cloot (uncountable)

  1. cloth

Etymology 2Edit

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

NounEdit

cloot (plural cloots)

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

Derived termsEdit