/ kläg; klôg/
a shoe with a thick wooden sole.
an encumbrance or impediment:
a clog in the system.
fill or block with an accumulation of thick, wet matter:
the gutters were clogged up with leaves.
become blocked in this way:
too much fatty food makes your arteries clog up.
fill up or crowd (something) so as to obstruct passage:
tourists clog the roads in summer.
, befog, blog, bog, clog, cog, dog, flog, fog, frog, grog, hog, Hogg, hotdog, jog, log, nog, prog, slog, smog, snog, sprog, tautog, tog, trog, wog
•hangdog • lapdog • seadog • sheepdog
•watchdog • bulldog • gundog • firedog
•underdog • pettifog • pedagogue
•demagogue • synagogue • sandhog
•hedgehog • warthog • groundhog
•roadhog • backlog • Kellogg • weblog
prolog) • footslog
dialog) • duologue
, analogue (US
•monologue • apologue
catalog) • travelogue
•eggnog • leapfrog • bullfrog
•phizog • Herzog
(dial.) block of wood XIV; wooden-soled shoe XV. of unkn. orig.
vb. fetter, hamper, encumber. XIV.