clodpole
Clodpoll Clod"poll`, n. [Clod + poll head.] A stupid fellow; a dolt. [Written also {clodpole}.] --Shak. [1913 Webster]

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  • clodpole — noun a stupid person; blockhead ‘Show the dullest clodpole,’ says my invaluable German friend, ‘show the haughtiest feather head, that a soul higher than himself is here; were his knees stiffened into brass, he must down and worship.’ …   Wiktionary

  • clodpole — noun see clodpoll …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • clodpole — n. dolt, stupid person …   English contemporary dictionary

  • clodpole — noun informal, dated a foolish or clumsy person …   English new terms dictionary

  • clodpole — noun see clodpoll * * * clodˈpoll, clodˈpole or clodˈpate noun A stupid fellow, a bumpkin • • • Main Entry: ↑clod …   Useful english dictionary

  • Clodpoll — Clod poll , n. [Clod + poll head.] A stupid fellow; a dolt. [Written also {clodpole}.] Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • clodpoll — or clodpole noun Date: 1601 blockhead …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • boor — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. lout, oaf, churl, yokel, back countryman, rustic, peasant, clown, bumpkin, country bumpkin, lubber, bear, looby, vulgarian, Philistine, yahoo, barbarian, lumpkin, gaffer, cad, hick*, rube*, clodpole*, hayseed*, clod*,… …   English dictionary for students

  • boor — n. Rustic, clown, hind, lout, lubber, swain, peasant, bumpkin, clodpole, countryman, ploughman …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • boor — n 1. churl, curmudgeon, brute, barbarian, yahoo, Inf. goop, Chiefly Scot. tyke, Brit. Sl. mucker; lout, oaf, dolt, clod, clodhopper, clodpoll or clodpole or clodpate, gawk, looby, lubber, ox, clown, slouch, Chiefly Scot. cuddy, Inf. lummox, Sl.… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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