Claught

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Claught kläht (Scot.) to snatch
    • n Claught a hold, catch
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Usage

In literature:

There cam a gowst of wind, claught her by the coats, and awa' wi' her bag and baggage.
"David Balfour, Second Part" by Robert Louis Stevenson
There cam a gowst of wind, claught her by the coats, and awa' wi' her, bag and baggage.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 11 (of 25)" by Robert Louis Stevenson
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