clog almanac

clog almanac
noun
: a calendar formerly used in England made by cutting notches and figures on the four edges of a square block of hard wood

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clog almanac,
an early form of almanac or calendar, made by cutting notches and characters on a clog or block, usually of wood.

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  • Clog almanac — Clog Clog (kl[o^]g), n. [OE. clogge clog, Scot. clag, n., a clot, v., to to obstruct, cover with mud or anything adhesive; prob. of the same origin as E. clay.] 1. That which hinders or impedes motion; hence, an encumbrance, restraint, or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • clog-almanac — clogˈ alˈmanac noun An early form of almanac or calendar having characters notched on wood, horn, etc to indicate the weeks, months, festivals, etc • • • Main Entry: ↑clog …   Useful english dictionary

  • Clog — (kl[o^]g), n. [OE. clogge clog, Scot. clag, n., a clot, v., to to obstruct, cover with mud or anything adhesive; prob. of the same origin as E. clay.] 1. That which hinders or impedes motion; hence, an encumbrance, restraint, or impediment, of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Clog dance — Clog Clog (kl[o^]g), n. [OE. clogge clog, Scot. clag, n., a clot, v., to to obstruct, cover with mud or anything adhesive; prob. of the same origin as E. clay.] 1. That which hinders or impedes motion; hence, an encumbrance, restraint, or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Clog dancer — Clog Clog (kl[o^]g), n. [OE. clogge clog, Scot. clag, n., a clot, v., to to obstruct, cover with mud or anything adhesive; prob. of the same origin as E. clay.] 1. That which hinders or impedes motion; hence, an encumbrance, restraint, or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Runic staff — Clog Clog (kl[o^]g), n. [OE. clogge clog, Scot. clag, n., a clot, v., to to obstruct, cover with mud or anything adhesive; prob. of the same origin as E. clay.] 1. That which hinders or impedes motion; hence, an encumbrance, restraint, or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Runic — Ru nic, a. Of or pertaining to a rune, to runes, or to the Norsemen; as, runic verses; runic letters; runic names; runic rhyme. [1913 Webster] {Runic staff}. See {Clog almanac}, under {Clog}. {Runic wand}, a willow wand bearing runes, formerly… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Runic staff — Runic Ru nic, a. Of or pertaining to a rune, to runes, or to the Norsemen; as, runic verses; runic letters; runic names; runic rhyme. [1913 Webster] {Runic staff}. See {Clog almanac}, under {Clog}. {Runic wand}, a willow wand bearing runes,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Runic wand — Runic Ru nic, a. Of or pertaining to a rune, to runes, or to the Norsemen; as, runic verses; runic letters; runic names; runic rhyme. [1913 Webster] {Runic staff}. See {Clog almanac}, under {Clog}. {Runic wand}, a willow wand bearing runes,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • runestaff — ˈrünˌstaf noun Etymology: translation of Swedish runstav, from runa rune + stav staff : clog almanac …   Useful english dictionary

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