Definitions of clout:
  • noun:   a target used in archery
  • noun:   (boxing) a blow with the fist
    Example: "I gave him a clout on his nose"
  • noun:   a short nail with a flat head; used to attach sheet metal to wood
  • noun:   special advantage or influence
  • verb:   strike hard, especially with the fist
    Example: "He clouted his attacker"

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