from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To cause distaste or disgust by supplying with too much of something originally pleasant, especially something rich or sweet; surfeit.
- intransitive v. To be too filling, rich, or sweet.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To fill up or choke up; to stop up.
- v. To clog, to glut, or satisfy, as the appetite; to satiate.
- v. To fill to loathing; to surfeit.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To fill or choke up; to stop up; to clog.
- transitive v. To glut, or satisfy, as the appetite; to satiate; to fill to loathing; to surfeit.
- transitive v. To penetrate or pierce; to wound.
- transitive v. To spike, as a cannon.
- transitive v. To stroke with a claw.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To pierce; gore.
- In farriery, to prick (a horse) in shoeing.
- To stop up; obstruct; clog.
- To spike; drive a spike into the vent of: as, to cloy a gun.
- To satiate; gratify to repletion or so as to cause loathing; surfeit; sate.
- Synonyms Sate, etc. (see satisfy), pall, glut, gorge.
- To stroke with a claw.
- n. An artificial mixture of plastic character, in this respect resembling clay.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. cause surfeit through excess though initially pleasing
- v. supply or feed to surfeit
Short for obsolete accloy, to clog, from Middle English acloien, from Old French encloer, to drive a nail into, from Medieval Latin inclāvāre : Latin in-, in; see in-2 + Latin clāvāre, to nail (from clāvus, nail).(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)