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clout

Archery
a. the target used in long-distance shooting
b. the centre of this target
c. a shot that hits the centre

clout

1. A metal plate attached to a moving wood member to protect it from abrasion.
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SHORT STAY: Paul Clouting only joined Coventry City in March.
In a brief statement, Coventry City chief executive, Paul Clouting, said: "It was regrettable - but completely the correct course of action.
Paul Clouting is accredited as having said: "But there are quite obviously areas of commercial sensitivity which we can not go into, and I hope no-one would expect us to.