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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 clog /ˈklɑg, ˈklɔg/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Clog, v. i.
 1. To become clogged; to become loaded or encumbered, as with extraneous matter.
    In working through the bone, the teeth of the saw will begin to clog.   --S. Sharp.
 2. To coalesce or adhere; to unite in a mass.
    Move it sometimes with a broom, that the seeds clog not together.   --Evelyn.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Clog n.
 1. That which hinders or impedes motion; hence, an encumbrance, restraint, or impediment, of any kind.
    All the ancient, honest, juridical principles and institutions of England are so many clogs to check and retard the headlong course of violence and opression.   --Burke.
 2. A weight, as a log or block of wood, attached to a man or an animal to hinder motion.
 As a dog . . . but chance breaks loose,
 And quits his clog.   --Hudibras.
    A clog of lead was round my feet.   --Tennyson.
 3. A shoe, or sandal, intended to protect the feet from wet, or to increase the apparent stature, and having, therefore, a very thick sole. Cf. Chopine.
    In France the peasantry goes barefoot; and the middle sort . . . makes use of wooden clogs.   --Harvey.
 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.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Clog, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Clogged p. pr. & vb. n. Clogging.]
 1. To encumber or load, especially with something that impedes motion; to hamper.
    The winds of birds were clogged with ace and snow.   --Dryden.
 2. To obstruct so as to hinder motion in or through; to choke up; as, to clog a tube or a channel.
 3. To burden; to trammel; to embarrass; to perplex.
    The commodities are clogged with impositions.   --Addison.
 You 'll rue the time
 That clogs me with this answer.   --Shak.
 Syn: -- Impede; hinder; obstruct; embarrass; burden; restrain; restrict.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: footwear usually with wooden soles [syn: geta, patten, sabot]
      2: any object that acts as a hindrance or obstruction
      3: a dance performed while wearing clogs; has heavy stamping
         steps [syn: clog dance, clog dancing]
      v 1: become or cause to become obstructed; "The leaves clog our
           drains in the Fall"; "The water pipe is backed up" [syn:
            choke off, clog up, back up, congest, choke,
           foul] [ant: unclog]
      2: dance a clog dance
      3: impede the motion of, as with a chain or a burden; "horses
         were clogged until they were tamed"
      4: impede with a clog or as if with a clog; "The market is
         being clogged by these operations"; "My mind is
         constipated today" [syn: constipate]
      5: coalesce or unite in a mass; "Blood clots" [syn: clot]
      6: fill to excess so that function is impaired; "Fear clogged
         her mind"; "The story was clogged with too many details"
         [syn: overload]
      [also: clogging, clogged]