• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. t Clart To daub, smear, or spread, as with mud, etc.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • clart To daub, smear, or spread; dirty.
    • n clart A daub: as, a clart of grease.
    • n clart plural Tenacious mire or mud.
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Cf. Armor. kalar, mud, mire, kalara, to dirt, Sw. lort, mud


In literature:

The judges, bless you, prefer clart.
"My Lords of Strogue Vol. III, (of III)" by Lewis Wingfield
On la retrouve exposee dans plusieurs dialogues avec une clarte qui ne permet ni le doute ni l'incertitude.
"Plato and the Other Companions of Sokrates, 3rd ed. Volume I (of 4)" by George Grote