[kloo-tee; Scot. kly-tee]
noun Scot. and North England.
(usually initial capital letter) cloot(def 2).
Origin of clootie
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019
also Clutie, "the devil," 1785, Scottish, literally "hoofed," from cloot "hoof, division of a hoof," from Old Norse klo "claw" (see claw (n.)).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper