clarts

clarts

(klɑːts; Scottish klærts)
pl n
dialect Scot and Northern English lumps of mud, esp on shoes
[of unknown origin]
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ELEVEN heroes had battled and scrapped in the mud and the clarts at St James' Park on a bitter February night in 1978.
Yet, in among the mud and the clarts, the two sides produced one of the most absorbing games of the season.
Clarts was specifically chosen as a title for the project because of its colloquial connotations.
Bunch of dirty clarts who just dumped their rubbish, bottles and all at their trainers when they were sufficiently fed and watered to stroll off to Tynecastle.
Because they can't pull themselves out of the clarts without taking us too.
With the tourbus hopefully taxed and insured the clarts are out on their Doing It For The Taxman UK tour, which starts tonight in Liverpool, and they will be playing four or five new tracks in their set.
Not so radical: Newport MP Paul Flynn is one of their clarts
Have their aspirations hit the clarts so hard that a brazened bonk under the duvet in front of the nation is now the absolute height of their ambition?
All right clarts - the Goldie Lookin' Chain want a favour.
I NOTICE we're having to spend millions clearing up after all these chewing gum clarts.
But if you can't make it next week, fear not clarts because fellow 'Port music dignitaries Feeder have asked the GLC to support them on their up-coming tour.
His dad, hard as nails and soft as clarts, would summon him from the shelter when German planes were overhead: "Come on, son, let's take a look.