Clouted brogues
Brogue Brogue, n. [Ir. & Gael. brog shoe, hoof.] 1. A stout, coarse shoe; a brogan. [1913 Webster]

Note: In the Highlands of Scotland, the ancient brogue was made of horsehide or deerskin, untanned or tenned with the hair on, gathered round the ankle with a thong. The name was afterward given to any shoe worn as a part of the Highland costume. [1913 Webster]

{Clouted brogues}, patched brogues; also, brogues studded with nails. See under {Clout}, v. t. [1913 Webster]

2. A dialectic pronunciation; esp. the Irish manner of pronouncing English. [1913 Webster]

Or take, Hibernis, thy still ranker brogue. --Lloyd. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Clouted — Clout Clout, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Clouted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Clouting}.] [OE. clutien. clouten, to patch. See {Clout}, n.] 1. To cover with cloth, leather, or other material; to bandage; patch, or mend, with a clout. [1913 Webster] And old shoes… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Clouted cream — Clout Clout, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Clouted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Clouting}.] [OE. clutien. clouten, to patch. See {Clout}, n.] 1. To cover with cloth, leather, or other material; to bandage; patch, or mend, with a clout. [1913 Webster] And old shoes… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Clout — Clout, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Clouted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Clouting}.] [OE. clutien. clouten, to patch. See {Clout}, n.] 1. To cover with cloth, leather, or other material; to bandage; patch, or mend, with a clout. [1913 Webster] And old shoes and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Clouting — Clout Clout, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Clouted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Clouting}.] [OE. clutien. clouten, to patch. See {Clout}, n.] 1. To cover with cloth, leather, or other material; to bandage; patch, or mend, with a clout. [1913 Webster] And old shoes… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Brogue — Brogue, n. [Ir. & Gael. brog shoe, hoof.] 1. A stout, coarse shoe; a brogan. [1913 Webster] Note: In the Highlands of Scotland, the ancient brogue was made of horsehide or deerskin, untanned or tenned with the hair on, gathered round the ankle… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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