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n. That which hinders or impedes motion; hence, an encumbrance, restraint, or impediment, of any kind. A weight, as a log or block of wood, attached to a man or an animal to hinder motion.

 - A shoe, or sandal, intended to protect the feet from wet, or to increase the apparent stature, and having, therefore, a very thick sole.

 - Clog almanac, a primitive kind of almanac or calendar, formerly used in England, made by cutting notches and figures on the four edges of a clog, or square piece of wood, brass, or bone; - called also a Runic staff, from the Runic characters used in the numerical notation.

 - Clog dance, a dance performed by a person wearing clogs, or thick-soled shoes. - Clog dancer.

 - vb. To encumber or load, especially with something that impedes motion; to hamper. To obstruct so as to hinder motion in or through; to choke up; as, to clog a tube or a channel. To burden; to trammel; to embarrass; to perplex.

Syn. - Impede; hinder; obstruct; embarrass; burden; restrain; restrict.

 - vb. To become clogged; ...

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