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  1. dialect an irksome or troublesome task
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Examples from the Web for clat

Historical Examples

  • There was an clat, too, about being her accepted lover that had its charm.

    Charles O'Malley, The Irish Dragoon, Volume 2 (of 2)

    Charles Lever

  • An clat was his that a country doctor does not usually possess.

    A Book about Doctors

    John Cordy Jeaffreson

  • A piece of the clat hit the other brancardier in the head and killed him.

  • I braced him up, however, and told him we'd get the "clat" the third time, sure.

  • The immediate consequence of this doctrine was to heighten the clat of royalty.