5 letter word starting with clou

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cloud noun A collection of visible vapor, or watery particles, suspended in the upper atmosphere., A mass or volume of smoke, or flying dust, resembling vapor., A dark vein or spot on a lighter material, as in marble; hence, a blemish or defect; as, a cloud upon one’s reputation; a cloud on a title., That which has a dark, lowering, or threatening aspect; that which temporarily overshadows, obscures, or depresses; as, a cloud of sorrow; a cloud of war; a cloud upon the intellect., A great crowd or multitude; a vast collection., A large, loosely-knitted scarf, worn by women about the head., To overspread or hide with a cloud or clouds; as, the sky is clouded., To darken or obscure, as if by hiding or enveloping with a cloud; hence, to render gloomy or sullen., To blacken; to sully; to stain; to tarnish; to damage; — esp. used of reputation or character., To mark with, or darken in, veins or sports; to variegate with colors; as, to cloud yarn., To grow cloudy; to become obscure with clouds; — often used with up.
clout noun A cloth; a piece of cloth or leather; a patch; a rag., A swadding cloth., A piece; a fragment., The center of the butt at which archers shoot; — probably once a piece of white cloth or a nail head., An iron plate on an axletree or other wood to keep it from wearing; a washer., A blow with the hand., To cover with cloth, leather, or other material; to bandage; patch, or mend, with a clout., To join or patch clumsily., To quard with an iron plate, as an axletree., To give a blow to; to strike., To stud with nails, as a timber, or a boot sole.