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clot

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Noun, Verb (usu participle)

CIDE DICTIONARY

clotn. [OE. clot, clodde, clod; akin to D. kloot ball, G. kloss clod, dumpling, klotz block, Dan. klods, Sw. klot bowl, globe, klots block; cf. AS. clāte bur. Cf. Clod, n., Clutter to clot.].
     A concretion or coagulation; esp. a soft, slimy, coagulated mass, as of blood; a coagulum.  Addison.  [1913 Webster]
    " Clod and clot appear to be radically the same word, and are so used by early writers; but in present use clod is applied to a mass of earth or the like, and clot to a concretion or coagulation of soft matter."  [1913 Webster]
    "Doth bake the egg into clots as if it began to poach."  [1913 Webster]
clotv. i. 
     To concrete, coagulate, or thicken, as soft or fluid matter by evaporation; to become a cot or clod.  [1913 Webster]
clotv. t. 
     To form into a slimy mass.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

clot, n. & v.
--n.
1 a a thick mass of coagulated liquid, esp. of blood exposed to air. b a mass of material stuck together.
2 Brit. colloq. a silly or foolish person.
--v.tr. & intr. (clotted, clotting) form into clots.

Idiom
clotted cream esp. Brit. thick cream obtained by slow scalding.
Etymology
OE clot(t) f. WG: cf. CLEAT

THESAURUS

clot

Devonshire cream, adhere, agglomerate, agglomeration, ament, array, assemble, batch, battery, beat up, blockhead, blood clot, blunderer, blunderhead, body, bonnyclabber, boor, born fool, botcher, breccia, bumbler, bunch, bunch up, bundle, bungler, cake, casein, churn, clabber, clasp, cleave, clinch, cling, cling to, clod, clodhopper, clodknocker, clotted cream, clown, clump, cluster, coagulate, coagulum, cohere, collect, colloid, colloidize, come together, concrete, concretion, congeal, congenital idiot, conglomerate, conglomeration, congregate, converge, copulate, couple, crassamentum, cream, cretin, crowd, curd, curdle, date, defective, dolt, embolus, embrace, emulsify, emulsionize, flock together, flow together, forgather, freeze to, fumbler, fuse, gang around, gang up, gather, gather around, gawk, gel, gelatinate, gelatinize, golem, gowk, grasp, grow together, grume, half-wit, hang on, hang together, herd together, hive, hold, hold on, hold together, horde, huddle, hug, idiot, imbecile, incrassate, inspissate, jell, jellify, jelly, juggins, klutz, knot, league, legumin, link, looby, lopper, loppered milk, lout, lubber, lump, mass, meet, merge, mill, mongoloid idiot, moron, muster, natural, natural idiot, natural-born fool, oaf, ox, paracasein, persist, rally, rally around, rendezvous, seethe, set, simp, simpleton, slouch, slubberer, solidify, stay, stay put, stick, stick together, stream, surge, swarm, take hold of, thick, thicken, thrombus, throng, unite, whip, yokel

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clot

Density

N density, solidity, solidness, impenetrability, impermeability, incompressibility, imporosity, cohesion, constipation, consistence, spissitude, specific gravity, hydrometer, areometer, condensation, caseation, solidation, solidification, consolidation, concretion, coagulation, petrification, crystallization, precipitation, deposit, precipitate, inspissation, gelation, thickening, indivisibility, indiscerptibility, insolubility, indissolvableness, solid body, mass, block, knot, lump, concretion, concrete, conglomerate, cake, clot, stone, curd, coagulum, bone, gristle, cartilage, casein, crassamentum, legumin, superdense matter, condensed states of matter, dwarf star, neutron star, dense, solid, solidified, caseous, pukka, coherent, cohesive, compact, close, serried, thickset, substantial, massive, lumpish, impenetrable, impermeable, nonporous, imporous, incompressible, constipated, concrete, knotted, knotty, gnarled, crystalline, crystallizable, thick, grumous, stuffy, undissolved, unmelted, unliquefied, unthawed, indivisible, indiscerptible, infrangible, indissolvable, indissoluble, insoluble, infusible.

VB be dense, become solid, render solid, solidify, solidate, concrete, set, take a set, consolidate, congeal, coagulate, curd, curdle, lopper, fix, clot, cake, candy, precipitate, deposit, cohere, crystallize, petrify, condense, thicken, gel, inspissate, incrassate, compress, squeeze, ram down, constipate.

Land

N land, earth, ground, dry land, terra firma, continent, mainland, peninsula, chersonese, delta, tongue of land, neck of land, isthmus, oasis, promontory, highland, coast, shore, scar, strand, beach, playa, bank, lea, seaboard, seaside, seabank, seacoast, seabeach, ironbound coast, loom of the land, derelict, innings, alluvium, alluvion, ancon, riverbank, river bank, levee, soil, glebe, clay, loam, marl, cledge, chalk, gravel, mold, subsoil, clod, clot, rock, crag, acres, real estate, landsman, earthy, continental, midland, coastal, littoral, riparian, alluvial, terrene, landed, predial, territorial, geophilous, ripicolous, ashore, on shore, on land.


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