Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Characterized by the presence of clods.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Consisting of clods; full of clods.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Consisting of clods; abounding with clods.
  • Earthy; mean; gross.

Etymologies

clod +‎ -y (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • David HartThe Vows Moment Wobbles the SonnetI've walked the valley path in sticky rainto see the person I met in a caff by luck lost to the world out on a cloddy trackfull of ache, done-for-almost, in foul pain –Enough, I love you.

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  • I am the unquenched spark ever flashing and astonishing the face of time, ever working my will and wreaking my passion on the cloddy aggregates of matter, called bodies, which I have transiently inhabited.

    Chapter 12

  • Already, have I not shown you, my reader, that in previous times, inhabiting various cloddy aggregates of matter, I have been Count

    Chapter 12

  • Raised in a fashion prison run by her thrift-store parental wardens (Joan Cusack and John Goodman), the adult Rebecca (the redhead Isla Fisher) long ago unshackled her cloddy shoes and jumped into the pool of fashion excess.

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  • My new favorite is brown Basmati rice, which is more of a whole grain but not so terribly chewy or cloddy.

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  • Some weeks earlier they had prepared the garden carefully, plowing and sweetening the dirt with fireplace ashes and manure from the barn and then harrowing the cloddy ground, Ruby driving the horse while Ada rode the drag to add weight.

    Cold Mountain

  • By tillage, create a rough, cloddy surface which lengthens the time necessary for the rain to break down the clods and seal the surface.

    28 additional technical notes about tropical agriculture

  • Purposes of Tillage Operations: a. To produce a rough, cloddy surface that will increase moisture absorption and reduce runoff, as well as erosion from wind and water.

    28 additional technical notes about tropical agriculture

  • The stony soils and the coarse, cloddy seedbed preparation with the fuador render the use of further animal-drawn implements more difficult, especially for seeding.

    1. Overview

  • This type of rough seedbed is actually very advantageous in terms of weed control since the cloddy surface discourages their growth.

    Chapter 8

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