a target used in archery
special advantage or influence
"the chairman's nephew has a lot of pull"
clout nail, clout(noun)
a short nail with a flat head; used to attach sheet metal to wood
punch, clout, poke, lick, biff, slug(verb)
(boxing) a blow with the fist
"I gave him a clout on his nose"
strike hard, especially with the fist
"He clouted his attacker"
Influence or effectiveness, especially political.
A blow with the hand.
A home run.
The center of the butt at which archers shoot; probably once a piece of white cloth or a nail head.
A swaddling cloth.
A cloth; a piece of cloth or leather; a patch; a rag.
An iron plate on an axletree or other wood to keep it from wearing; a washer.
A piece; a fragment.
To hit, especially with the fist.
a cloth; a piece of cloth or leather; a patch; a rag
a swadding cloth
a piece; a fragment
the center of the butt at which archers shoot; -- probably once a piece of white cloth or a nail head
an iron plate on an axletree or other wood to keep it from wearing; a washer
a blow with the hand
to cover with cloth, leather, or other material; to bandage; patch, or mend, with a clout
to join or patch clumsily
to quard with an iron plate, as an axletree
to give a blow to; to strike
to stud with nails, as a timber, or a boot sole
Origin: [OE. clutien. clouten, to patch. See Clout, n.]
Clout were originally a five-piece, South African million-selling all-girl rock group formed in 1977, best known for their song, "Substitute".
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
klowt, n. a piece of cloth used for mending: a rag: a piece of cloth used by archers to shoot at, then the shot itself: a blow: a cuff.—v.t. to mend with a patch: to cover with a cloth: to cuff.—p.adj. Clout′ed (Shak.), heavy and patched, as shoes having nails in the soles: covered with a clout.—adj. Clout′erly, clownish.—ns. Clout′-nail, a large-headed nail used for the soles of boots; Clout′-shoe, a shoe having the sole protected by clout-nails. [A.S. clút; cf. Ice. klútr, a kerchief; Dan. klud, rag.]
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The numerical value of clout in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of clout in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
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- парцал, парче, парче плат, удрям, плесницаBulgarian
- Gewicht, Kopfnuss, EinflussGerman
- prikka, pilkku, kapalo, tälli, kunnari, lyödä, rätti, hitunen, vaikutusvalta, painoarvo, tilkku, paikka, pilkka, riepuFinnish
- stuk, doek, rondel, brok, invloed, slag, doelwit, slaan, oorvijgen, luier, lap, fragment, ring, klap, oorvijg, wikkel, vodDutch
- znaczenie politycznePolish
- вес, удар, затрещина, влияниеRussian
- pelenë, arnëAlbanian
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