Definition of Claut
1. to scratch [v -ED, -ING, -S] - See also: scratch
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Claut
Literary usage of Claut
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Biographia juridica. A biographical dictionary of the judges of England from by Edward Foss (1870)
"... wag John in 1204, and King Henry in ii and 1225, and from each of them he various marks of favour. (Rot. claut. i. 16. 32. 368, 447, 556, ii. ..."
2. A Dictionary of Lowland Scotch: With an Introductory Chapter Onthe Poetry by Charles Mackay (1888)
"claut, to snatch, to lay hold of eagerly; something that has been got together by ... She's gotten a coof wi' a claut o' siller, And broken the heart o' the ..."
3. The Complete Works of Robert Burns (self-interpreting) by Robert Burns (1886)
"claut, a clout or patch. The kettle o' the Kirk and State, Perhaps a claut may fail in't. claut, to clean, to scrape, to rake together: as a noun, a hoard. ..."
4. The Complete Poetical Works of Robert Burns by Robert Burns, William Ernest Henley (1897)
"claut, (1) a clutch : " our sinfu' saul to get a claut on," 148; (2) a handful : "a claut o' gear," 239. claut, to scrape: " the ..."
5. An Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language: To which is Prefixed, a by John Jamieson (1887)
"... claut, as in DICT. ... West of SV CLAT, claut. for soon a* Uka dish was ... ТЫ* is an application of chit» or claut», ..."
6. In Praise of Ale, Or, Songs, Ballads, Epigrams, & Anecdotes Relating to Beer by W. T. Marchant (1888)
"... John Maut, He's whiles in the skies, John Maut; But down in the mud, he plays clash wi' a thud, And his claes ye might clean wi' a claut, John Maut. ..."