Tuesday, 18 February 2014



1. (informal) a blow with the hand or a hard object
2. power or influence, especially in politics
3. (archery)
a. the target used in long-distance shooting
b. the centre of this target
c. a shot that hits the centre
4. Also called: clout nail . a short, flat-headed nail used especially for attaching sheet metal to wood
5. (British, dialect)
a. a piece of cloth
b. a garment
c. a patch
-verb (trans.)
6. (informal) to give a hard blow to, especially with the hand
7. to patch with a piece of cloth or leather

Purple clout
Driven in moist soil
No scent for this target
A treat for the eyes
Not for the nose

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