Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A thick, viscous, or coagulated mass or lump, as of blood.
  • noun A clump, mass, or lump, as of clay.
  • noun A compact group.
  • intransitive verb To form into a clot or clots; coagulate.
  • intransitive verb To cause to form into a clot or clots.
  • intransitive verb To fill or cover with or as if with clots.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A dialectal variant of clote. Compare clot-bur.
  • To coagulate, as soft or fluid matter, into a thick inspissated mass; become concrete: as, milk or blood clots.
  • To form into clots.
  • To cause to coagulate; make or form into clots.
  • To cover with clots; mat together by clots, as of blood.
  • noun A clod.
  • noun A hill.
  • noun A dull, stupid man; a clodpoll.
  • noun A concrete or coagulated mass of soft or fluid matter: as, a clot of blood or of cream.
  • noun A clump.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb To form into a slimy mass.
  • intransitive verb To concrete, coagulate, or thicken, as soft or fluid matter by evaporation; to become a cot or clod.
  • noun A concretion or coagulation; esp. a soft, slimy, coagulated mass, as of blood; a coagulum.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A solidified mass of blood.
  • noun A silly person.
  • verb intransitive To form into a clot or mass
  • verb transitive To cause to clot or form into a mass

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a lump of material formed from the content of a liquid
  • verb change from a liquid to a thickened or solid state
  • verb cause to change from a liquid to a solid or thickened state
  • verb turn into curds
  • verb coalesce or unite in a mass

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Middle English, from Old English clott, lump.]

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

See clout.

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