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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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P wall from Clouter projects by using finite element method and TALREN method (a limit equilibrium method based on the multi proposed method by Schlosser).
Gillian Clouter, right has bought herself and her son Martyn houses at Lychgate Gardens in Cardiff.
He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Dorothy (Beaulieu) O'Leary; a son, Michael O'Leary and his wife, Kristi, and their children, Eden and Brayden, of Clinton; daughter-in-law, Kathy O'Leary and her son, Jamison; two sisters, Maureen Penniman and her husband, Edward, of Hudson and Patricia Clouter and her husband, Steven, of Bolton; extended family, Cheryl Berry and her husband, Russell Allen, and their children, Christopher, Shane, and Samantha, of Palermo, Maine; numerous nieces, nephews, and many friends.
But campaigners like David Clouter deny claims that the system is safe.
Donaldson K, Stone V, Clouter A, Renwick L, MacNee W.
And the Cambuslang clouter is already looking ahead to the prospective challenges which, if he overcomes them, could help earn him legendary status.
Police Sergeant Eddie Clouter said in spite of his remarkable ordeal, Bogucki was in good physical and mental health.
Jenny Clouter (22:35) and Jessica Christman (22:57) rounded out the Bulldogs' scoring in 11th and 12th.
Hudson 15, Auburn 50: Mary Dignan (21:04), Baylee Loewen (23:05), Lilly Clouter (23:07), Brittany Phillipo (23:10) and Thaya Zalewski (23:57) swept the top five spots to lead the visiting Hawks (3-5) past the Rockets (6-8) on Auburn's 2.
At the other end of the table, goals from Owen Hughes, Cliff Searle, Martyn Clouter and Laurence O'Mara gave Park Lawn a vital 4-1 win over Fairwater Hotel.
Father David Clouter, who runs a campaign website called LeaveThemKidsAlone, said he had been told last year that 3,500 British primary schools now used the 'Junior Librarian' biometric system.
Manager Barry Hearn hopes the colourful clouter comes through unscatched, and is fighting fit to take on Scott.