clag

n
British
bad weather. A rural dialect term for clay or mud, clag was first adopted in airforce slang to refer to thick cloud or fog. More recently, TV weather forecast-ers have employed the term lightheart-edly.

Contemporary slang . 2014.

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  • clag — 1. noun klæɡ a) A glue or paste made from starch. The sky was thick with dirty gray clag b) Low cloud, fog or smog. This programme included practice interceptions, simulator training, day flying, night flying, clag flyin …   Wiktionary

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  • clag — /klæg/ (say klag) noun 1. → paste (def. 1). 2. anything which is gelatinous or thick in texture, especially heavy, indigestible food. 3. Aeronautics Colloquial clouds. {trademark for a brand of glue; from British dialect, from Middle English… …   Australian English dictionary

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  • clag —  the verb, to stick. Northumb …   A glossary of provincial and local words used in England

  • clag — I. ˈklag verb (clagged ; clagged ; clagging ; clags) Etymology: Middle English claggen, probably of Scandinavian origin; akin to Danish klagge sticky mud, Old Norse kleggi horsefly; akin to Old English clǣg clay more at clay transitive verb …   Useful english dictionary

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