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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"Let's gan in the shuggy boat once we've got these hacky clarts off " Translation: A shuggy boat is a two-person swing boat popular at seaside fairs during the 1980s 23.
Cllr Woodhead added: "If they shut ICI orRedcarSteelworks, and we are relying on them business rates, we are "in the clarts" to use a Yorkshire expression."
Yet, in among the mud and the clarts, the two sides produced one of the most absorbing games of the season.
In 2008 I received funding from Awards for All for a project called Clarts, which stands for Communities Learning through the Arts.
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.
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.
Tickets: pounds 18 per day and pounds 5 for camping Who's there: There'll be plenty of 'clarts in tracksuits with Burberry-piping on hand to cheer Newport rappers Goldie Lookin Chain's Friday night headlining set.
Not so radical: Newport MP Paul Flynn is one of their clarts
I would spend every penny of my pocket money chasing this mirage, whilst my poor grandmas would buy jar after jar of peanut butter (which both detested as "aaaful' yankee clarts") simply because my sister wanted the set of lids with embossed photos of David Essex, Donny Osmond and David Cassidy.
Machinery must be kept clean and free of 'clarts' that affect visibility or operational effectiveness.