Pronunciation: (klēk), [key]
—n., v., claught or cleeked or claucht, cleeked, cleek•ing.
1. Chiefly Scot.a large hook, esp. one fixed to the inside walls of a house to hold clothing, pots, or food.
2. Golf Older Use.a club with an iron head, a narrow face, and little slope, used for shots from a poor lie on the fairway and sometimes for putting.
Chiefly Scot.to grasp or seize (something) suddenly and eagerly; snatch.
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