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clootie

[kloo-tee; Scot. kly-tee] /ˈklu ti; Scot. ˈklü ti/
noun, Scot. and North England
1.
(usually initial capital letter) cloot (def 2).
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Clootie

n.

also Clutie, "the devil," 1785, Scottish, literally "hoofed," from cloot "hoof, division of a hoof," from Old Norse klo "claw" (see claw (n.)).

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