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cloakroom a room in a school, club, theater, or the like where coats, hats, and other outdoor clothing may be temporarily left.
clobber (informal) to strike hard; beat severely. [2 definitions]
cloche a woman's close-fitting, bell-shaped hat. [2 definitions]
clock1 a mechanical or electric device, other than a watch, for measuring or indicating time. [3 definitions]
clock2 a small emblem embroidered or woven on the side of a sock or stocking.
clocklike very regular, punctual, and dependable.
clockmaker a person who makes or repairs clocks.
clock radio a radio with a built-in clock that can be set to turn the radio on at a given time.
clockwise in or turning in the direction in which a clock's hands turn. (Cf. counterclockwise.)
clockwork the mechanical system and parts of a clock, or a similar mechanism.
clod a lump of earth or clay. [2 definitions]
clodhopper an unsophisticated country person; crude person; bumpkin. [2 definitions]
clog to block passage along or through. [7 definitions]
clog dance a dance, with or without music, performed by a group of dancers wearing wooden-soled clogs that are stamped percussively to the rhythm.
clog up to block something from moving along or going through. [2 definitions]
cloisonné enamel work on metal, as in jewelry or bowls, with the colors separated by thin metal strips or wire.
cloister a place such as a monastery or convent where people live secluded religious lives. [4 definitions]
clomp to walk heavily and loudly; clump.
clone an organism or group of organisms produced asexually from a single ancestor and genetically replicating it. [5 definitions]
clonidine a drug used esp. to treat hypertension and migraine headaches, and to diminish opioid and nicotine withdrawal symptoms.
clonus a rapid succession of muscle spasms.