WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2017
clot /klɑt/USA pronunciation   n., v.,  clot•ted, clot•ting. 
n. [countable]
  1. a semisolid mass, such as of blood:Blood clots had blocked his arteries.
  2. British TermsBrit. blockhead.

v. 
  1. to (cause to) form into clots;
    coagulate: [no object]That substance helps blood to clot faster.[+ object]That substance clots blood.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2017
clot  (klot),USA pronunciation n., v.,  clot•ted, clot•ting. 
n. 
  1. a mass or lump.
  2. a semisolid mass, as of coagulated blood.
  3. a small compact group of individuals:a clot of sightseers massed at the entrance.
  4. British Termsblockhead, dolt, clod.

v.i. 
  1. to form into clots;
    coagulate.

v.t. 
  1. to cause to clot.
  2. to cover with clots:Carefully aimed snowballs clotted the house.
  3. to cause to become blocked or obscured:to clot the book's narrative with too many characters.
  • bef. 1000; Middle English; Old English clott lump; cognate with Middle Dutch klotte, German Klotz block, log (compare klutz)


Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

clot /klɒt/ n
  1. a soft thick lump or mass
  2. Brit informal a stupid person; fool
vb (clots, clotting, clotted)
  1. to form or cause to form into a soft thick lump or lumps
Etymology: Old English clott, of Germanic origin; compare Middle Dutch klotte block, lump



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