wain clout

1) A metal plate nailed to those parts of carts and wains that were subject to wear and tear.

1405 ‘and for 18 clouts purchased for the axles of the cart, with nails purchased for the same 20d’, Selby

1457 in vj Wayncloytes emptis per Th. Keyng xijd, Fountains Abbey

1504 Waynclowtes, xxiij of the leyst sort xijd ... xviij byger clowtes xvd, York

1580 Inprimis 9 wayne clowtes, Beverley.

dates 1405 1457 1504 1580

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