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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.
David Clouting also supply an extremely well built range of can and drum crushers ranging from machines capable of crushing 30 litre cans up to 205 litre barrels.
In a brief statement, Coventry City chief executive, Paul Clouting, said: "It was regrettable - but completely the correct course of action.