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clotpoll, -pole: (a person's) ‘thick’ head Cym. IV. ii. 184; blockhead, dolt = CLODPOLE Troil. II. i. 128, Lr. I. iv. 51 (Qq “clatpole”). ∥ ‘Clat’ is a wide-spread dial. form (= clod of earth), by the side of ‘clot’ and ‘clod’.
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