1) Usually associated now with coagulated blood but also a word for hardened lumps of earth, a meaning now given to ‘clod’ which shares the same etymology.

c.1560 clense thy meds from clott and stone, Woodsome

1642 sende them into the faugh feilde for two loades of clottes, thereon to make morter, which clottes wee throwe downe neare unto some water, providinge two or three men with clotting melles to breake them small, Elmswell.

dates 1560 1642

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