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cloot

(kluːt)
n
(Animals) Scot and Northern English a hoof

cloot

(klut)

n. Chiefly Scot.
1. a cloven hoof.
2. Cloots, the devil.
[1715–25; perhaps akin to Dutch klauwtje=klauw claw + -tje diminutive suffix]
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4 tbsp plain flour METHOD Mix all ingredients together until a soft mix, not too wet or too stiff 1 2 Scold the cloot in boiling water, cover in flour & shake off excess and bring a large pot to the boil 3 Spoon the mix divided into 4 cloots & shape in a bowl and gather up the corners of the cloth Tie very tightly with string and place into the boiling water 45 Place a tight-fitting lid & boil for 2-3 hours, topping up with boiling water when needed - or use a pressure cooker for 45 mins (don't tell grannie
In doing so, it's said that you leave behind - in the cloot - an ailment or illness at the well.
The twenty lexical items are as follows: quine, lug, cloot, pooch, neep, lum, dubs, briks, simmit, bairns, oxter, scurry, loon, preen, tatties, slivers, plook, kirk, bosie, een.
Gann H, van Calker D, Feige B, Cloot O, Bruck R, Berger M, Riemann D: Polysomnographic comparison between patients with primary alcohol dependency during subacute withdrawal and patients with a major depression.
Legend maintains that by the time the cloot had rotted away, the person had recovered.
So May is oot and we can now officially cast a cloot.
and can also recite Baxter's famous singalong cloot song: "Gie's a punna burra furra murra.
Words like dede, coo, cloot, hoos, wrang, strang and lang - meaning dead, cow, clout, house, wrong, strong and long - are all exactly the same for Geordies as they were for Anglo-Saxons 1,500 years ago.
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Those that live by the old adage "N'er cast a cloot till May's oot" were pleased they did yesterday.
I WAS always told the old saying "Ne'er cast a cloot till May is oot" was in reference to the may flower, not the month of May.
It's what known as a serious dose of reality or, depending on what part of the country you're from, a skelp on the coupon with a dirty cloot.