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 Clog Almanac.Clootie. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Cloister.
 
He retired into a cloister, a monastery. Almost all monasteries have a cloister or covered walk, which generally occupied three sides of a quadrangle.   1
 


 Clog Almanac.Clootie. 

 
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