Definitions for "Clout"
Keywords:  axletree, quard, iron, washer, plate
An iron plate on an axletree or other wood to keep it from wearing; a washer.
To quard with an iron plate, as an axletree.
An iron plate let into the arm of a wooden axle's underside to take the wear of the box (q.v.) in the revolving wheel.
Keywords:  rag, linen, nail, patch, clumsily
A cloth; a piece of cloth or leather; a patch; a rag.
A swadding cloth.
The center of the butt at which archers shoot; -- probably once a piece of white cloth or a nail head.
A brightly coloured flag placed near to the ground and used as a target, the distance usually being 180 yards for Gentlemen and 140 yards for Women.
a target used in archery
A form of target shooting in which an arrow is shot into the air at a 15 metre diameter target on the ground at distances of up to 180 metres.
Keywords:  steal
Keywords:  strike, fist, blow, his, him
A blow with the hand.
To give a blow to; to strike.
(boxing) a blow with the fist; "I gave him a clout on his nose"
special advantage or influence; "the chairman's nephew has a lot of pull"
A piece; a fragment.
Clout were originally a five-piece, South African million-selling all-girl rock group formed in 1977, best known for their song "Substitute".
Keywords:  hit
A (slang) measure of the pressure an individual or organisation can effectively apply to produce a desired result in a defined area.