Word:

Clog

Pronunciation: klǒgd
n.1.That which hinders or impedes motion; hence, an encumbrance, restraint, or impediment, of any kind.
2.A weight, as a log or block of wood, attached to a man or an animal to hinder motion.
As a dog . . . but chance breaks loose,
And quits his clog.
- Hudibras.
A clog of lead was round my feet.
- Tennyson.
3.A shoe, or sandal, intended to protect the feet from wet, or to increase the apparent stature, and having, therefore, a very thick sole. Cf. Chopine.
Clog almanac
a primitive kind of almanac or calendar, formerly used in England, made by cutting notches and figures on the four edges of a clog, or square piece of wood, brass, or bone; - called also a Runic staff, from the Runic characters used in the numerical notation.
Clog dance
a dance performed by a person wearing clogs, or thick-soled shoes.
v. t.1.To encumber or load, especially with something that impedes motion; to hamper.
[imp. & p. p. Clogged (klǒgd); p. pr. & vb. n. Clogging.]
2.To obstruct so as to hinder motion in or through; to choke up; as, to clog a tube or a channel.
3.To burden; to trammel; to embarrass; to perplex.
v. i.1.To become clogged; to become loaded or encumbered, as with extraneous matter.
2.To coalesce or adhere; to unite in a mass.
Noun1.clog - footwear usually with wooden soles
Synonyms: geta, patten, sabot
2.clog - any object that acts as a hindrance or obstruction
3.clog - a dance performed while wearing clogs; has heavy stamping steps
Verb1.clog - become or cause to become obstructed; "The leaves clog our drains in the Fall"; "The water pipe is backed up"
Antonyms:
unclog - become or cause to become unobstructed; "The chemical that we poured down the drain unclogged it"
2.clog - dance a clog dance
3.clog - impede the motion of, as with a chain or a burden; "horses were clogged until they were tamed"
4.clog - impede with a clog or as if with a clog; "The market is being clogged by these operations"; "My mind is constipated today"
Synonyms: constipate
5.clog - coalesce or unite in a mass; "Blood clots"
Synonyms: clot
6.clog - fill to excess so that function is impaired; "Fear clogged her mind"; "The story was clogged with too many details"
Synonyms: overload
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