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clogged


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Clog  \Clog\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Clogged};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Clogging}.] 
  1.  To  encumber  or  load,  especially  with  something  that 
  impedes  motion;  to  hamper. 
 
  The  winds  of  birds  were  clogged  with  ace  and  snow. 
  --Dryden. 
 
  2.  To  obstruct  so  as  to  hinder  motion  in  or  through  to  choke 
  up  as  to  clog  a  tube  or  a  channel. 
 
  3.  To  burden;  to  trammel;  to  embarrass;  to  perplex. 
 
  The  commodities  are  clogged  with  impositions. 
  --Addison. 
 
  You  'll  rue  the  time  That  clogs  me  with  this  answer. 
  --Shak. 
 
  Syn:  Impede;  hinder;  obstruct;  embarrass;  burden;  restrain; 
  restrict. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  clogged 
  adj  1:  thickened  or  coalesced  in  soft  thick  lumps  (such  as  clogs  or 
  clots);  "clotted  blood";  "seeds  clogged  together" 
  [syn:  {clotted}] 
  2:  stopped  up  clogged  up  "clogged  pipes";  "clogged  up 
  freeways";  "streets  choked  with  traffic"  [syn:  {choked}] 
  3:  loaded  with  something  that  hinders  motion;  "The  wings  of 
  birds  were  clogged  with  ice  and  snow"-Dryden 




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