Clatch
Clatch Clatch, v. t. & i. To daub or smear, as with lime; to make or finish in a slipshod way. [Scot.] [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • Clatch — Clatch, n. [Cf. Scot. clatch a slap, the noise caused by the collision of soft bodies; prob. of imitative origin.] (Scot. & Dial. Eng.) 1. A soft or sloppy lump or mass; as, to throw a clatch of mud. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 2. Anything put together …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • clatch — ˈklach noun ( es) Etymology: probably alteration of clat (I) 1. : a clod (as of mud) : daub, mess 2. Scotland : a slu …   Useful english dictionary

  • clatch —  of poultry, a brood. North. Analogous to a BATCH of bread …   A glossary of provincial and local words used in England

  • Social circle — Social circles are groups of socially interconnected people. A Social circle is distinguished from a social pyramid in that there are two perspectives that can be used to describe a social circle: the perspective of an individual who is the locus …   Wikipedia

  • batch —  a kind of hound. N. BATCH of bread, as much as is baked at one time, be it more or less, analogous to a CLATCH of poultry …   A glossary of provincial and local words used in England

  • cletch —  a brood ; rather clatch. See above …   A glossary of provincial and local words used in England

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