Definition of Cloots
1. cloot [n] - See also: cloot
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cloots
Literary usage of Cloots
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Paris in 1789-94: Farewell Letters of Victims of the Guillotine by John Goldworth Alger (1902)
"... CHAPTER II DEPUTATIONS TO THE ASSEMBLIES A Centenarian Serf—cloots and his Cosmopolites—Americans—Paul Jones, Joel Barlow, Colonel Swan, &c. ..."
2. Remarkable Adventurers and Unrevealed Mysteries by Lascelles Wraxall (1863)
"Origin of the cloots family—The baron's education—He proceeds to Paris—Joins the philosophers—The French revolution—cloots joins Camille Desmoulins—cloots' ..."
3. A Tour in Ireland: With Meditations and Reflections by James Johnson (1844)
"It appears that a descendant of the celebrated Anacharsis cloots ... And moreover, Anacharsis cloots has offered himself as Ambassador to the ..."
4. Outlooks from the New Standpoint by Ernest Belford Bax (1891)
"ascended the tribune, but (bad augury for cloots) was allowed to descend again amid a ... At last cloots was called upon. The usual questions as to name, ..."
5. Reminiscences of an Emigrant Milesian: The Irish Abroad and at Home; in the by Andrew] [O'Reilly (1853)
"Admiral Packenham — The Massacre of September, 1792—Thomas Paine and other Prisoners in the Luxembourg — JB (Anacharsis) cloots — Mr. O'Maley. ..."