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clog

[ klog, klawg ]
/ klɒg, klɔg /
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verb (used with object), clogged, clog·ging.
verb (used without object), clogged, clog·ging.
noun
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Origin of clog

1350–1400; Middle English, of uncertain origin

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British Dictionary definitions for clog (1 of 2)

clog1
/ (klɒɡ) /

verb clogs, clogging or clogged
noun

Derived forms of clog

cloggy, adjectiveclogginess, noun

Word Origin for clog

C14 (in the sense: block of wood): of unknown origin

British Dictionary definitions for clog (2 of 2)

clog2
/ (klɒɡ) /

verb clogs, clogging or clogged
to use a photo-enabled mobile phone to take a photograph of (someone) and send it to a website without his or her knowledge or consent

Derived forms of clog

clogging, noun

Word Origin for clog

C21: c(amera) + log
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