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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CLOTTED

The shirt was clotted with blood; so were the mattress under him and the floor.

His eyes were closed, and a stiff wisp of his fair hair was clotted with blood.

All about him the straw was clotted with brown, viscous patches of blood.

Red and clotted, ever the handle marked with bloody spots, the ax was theirs.

On the path, too, and among the heather were dark stains of clotted blood.

He lay on his side, exposing the wound, which was clotted with blood.

My hair was all clotted with dust and blood; my shirt was stiff with blood.

Why, but a moment since, this clotted carcass was a prince, my tyrant!

Let the leaves be covered with the clotted blood, and may it never cease to be so.

And yet with sinewy arm blow followed blow, till the head was one mass of clotted gore.

WORD ORIGIN

Old English clott "a round mass, lump," akin to Dutch kloot "ball," Danish klods "a block, lump," German Klotz "lump, block;" probably related to cleat and clod.

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