clete

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Middle English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old English *clǣte; compare Old High German kletta, kletto.

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clete

  1. burdock
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old English *clēat, cleōt, from Proto-Germanic *klautaz.

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clete (plural cletes)

  1. A cleat; a spike or angled strip.
  2. A ball or clump.
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