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clog



Pronunciation: (klog, klôg), [key]
v., clogged, clog•ging,
n.


v.t.
1. to hinder or obstruct with thick or sticky matter; choke up: to clog a drain.
2. to crowd excessively, esp. so that movement is impeded; overfill: Cars clogged the highway.
3. to encumber; hamper; hinder.

v.i.
1. to become clogged, encumbered, or choked up.
2. to stick; stick together.
3. to do a clog dance.

n.
1. anything that impedes motion or action; an encumbrance; a hindrance.
2. a shoe or sandal with a thick sole of wood, cork, rubber, or the like.
3. a similar but lighter shoe worn in the clog dance.
4. a heavy block, as of wood, fastened to a person or beast to impede movement.
5. See clog dance.
6. Brit. Dial.a thick piece of wood.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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