CLOG, verb transitive
1. To load or fill with something that retards or hinders motion; as, to clog the channel of a river; to clog a passage.
2. To put on any thing that encumbers, with a view to hinder or restrain leaping; to shackle; as, to clog a beast.
3. To load with any thing that encumbers; to burden; to embarrass; as, to clog commerce with impositions or restrictions.
4. To obstruct natural motion, or render it difficult; to hinder; to impede.
CLOG, verb intransitive
1. To coalesce; to unite and adhere in a cluster or mass.
Move it sometimes with a broom, that the seeds clog not together.
2. To form an accretion; to be loaded or encumbered with extraneous matter.
The teeth of the saw will begin to clog
1. Any thing put upon an animal to hinder motion, or leaping, as a piece of wood fastened to his leg.
2. An encumbrance; that which hinders motion, or renders it difficult; hindrance; impediment.
3. A wooden shoe; also, a sort of pattern worn by ladies to keep their feet dry in wet weather.