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  • noun Plural form of clout.

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Examples

  • For behind any wish of theirs was power to enforce that wish, power that hurt, power that expressed itself in clouts and clubs, in flying stones and stinging lashes of whips.

    The Bondage

  • For behind any wish of theirs was power to enforce that wish, power that hurt, power that expressed itself in clouts and clubs, in flying stones and stinging lashes of whips.

    The Bondage

  • Nevertheless, the fact that my lady looked on added zest to my enterprise, and, doubtlessly, speed and weight to my blows, and at least half a dozen additional clouts to the unlucky sailor.

    CHAPTER XLV

  • They hurled stones, wielded sticks and clubs and whips, administered slaps and clouts, and, when they touched him, were cunning to hurt with pinch and twist and wrench.

    The Covenant

  • Breech-clouts, lava-lavas, and bare legs were not tolerated.

    A GOBOTO NIGHT

  • Pictured: Mr. Ruth clouts a towering home run in this undated photo.

    Yankees for the Ages

  • She does a little cleaning, washing his clouts and linen, and helps in his rooms.

    The Red Queen

  • There is quite a cool moment in BN #7 where Black Hand shoots tons of coils of barbed wire out of his ring: . . . and I love it that Hal Jordan then clouts him with, of all things, a giant cross:

    Archive 2010-04-25

  • Most of these firms have placed their billboards in right field, often the final resting ground of Godzilla's monstrous clouts, to target the audience of NHK, the Japanese radio and television network.

    Hideki Matsui: An Ageless Talent

  • Most of these firms have placed their billboards in right field, often the final resting ground of Godzilla's monstrous clouts, to target the audience of NHK, the Japanese radio and television network.

    Arn Tellem: Hideki Matsui: An Ageless Talent

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