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 for Clouting
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Clout \Clout\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Clouted; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Clouting.] [OE. clutien. clouten, to patch. See Clout,
     1. To cover with cloth, leather, or other material; to
        bandage; patch, or mend, with a clout.
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              And old shoes and clouted upon their feet. --Josh.
                                                    ix. 5.
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              Paul, yea, and Peter, too, had more skill in . . .
              clouting an old tent than to teach lawyers.
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     2. To join or patch clumsily.
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              If fond Bavius vent his clouted song. --P. Fletcher
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     3. To quard with an iron plate, as an axletree.
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     4. To give a blow to; to strike. [Low]
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              The . . . queen of Spain took off one of her
              chopines and clouted Olivarez about the noddle with
              it.                                   --Howell.
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     5. To stud with nails, as a timber, or a boot sole.
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     Clouted cream, clotted cream, i. e., cream obtained by
        warming new milk. --A. Philips.
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     Note: "Clouted brogues" in Shakespeare and "clouted shoon" in
           Milton have been understood by some to mean shoes armed
           with nails; by others, patched shoes.
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