• A glue or paste made from starch.
  • Low cloud, fog or smog.
  • Unburned carbon (smoke) from a steam or diesel locomotive, or multiple unit.
  • Bits of rubber which are shed from tires during a race and collect off the racing line, especially on the outside of corners (c.f. marbles).


  • To encumber
  • To stick, like boots in mud


  • From Middle English claggen, probably of Scandinavian origin. Compare Swedish klägg and Old English clǣġ.

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