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chelster commented on the word clotpole
Obsolete variant of "clodpoll," says Webster 2.
May 25, 2011
cannj1 commented on the word clotpole
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
sionnach commented on the word clotpole
is it the same as a clodpoll?
September 22, 2009
chicie commented on the word clotpole
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