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- v. To drive a nail into a horseshoe; to lame.
- v. To overfill; to fill to satiety; to stuff full.
- v. To clog, clog up; to block.
- v. To be disgusting to.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To fill to satiety; to stuff full; to clog; to overload; to burden. See cloy.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To prick with a nail in shoeing: used by farriers. Skeat.
- To injure; harm; impair.
- To cloy; encumber; embarrass with superfluity; obstruct.
From Old French encloyer, encloer ("to drive in a nail"), from Medieval Latin inclavare, from Latin in- + clavus ("nail"). (Wiktionary)
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