clot staff

1) A wooden implement used to break up and clear away clods of earth.

According to Jennifer Kaner it was a staff terminating with a spade and was employed to clean the coulter of the plough: 1592 Item a forke a pickforke and a cloit stafe, South Cave

1597 two pickforkes a clut staffe, South Cave.

places South Cave
dates 1592 1597

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