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  • Out of curiosity, did this word exist before:

    "He's trying to get rid of me and if you weren't such a clotpole you'd see that!"

    - Merlin season 2 episode 1

    September 22, 2009

  • is it the same as a clodpoll?

    September 22, 2009

  • clotpole is a very old insult, the early form of clodpate. Both can be found in the OED, and essentially mean "dirt head." Clod and clot both mean dirt or earth, pole and pate both refer to someone's noggin (pate more obviously than pole).

    May 10, 2011

  • Obsolete variant of "clodpoll," says Webster 2.

    May 25, 2011