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First published 1956 (SND Vol. IV).

FORRAGE-CLOUT, n. comb. Wadding in fire-arms.Ags. 1794 W. Anderson Piper of Peb. 19:
[He] drew the shot, to their surprise . . . “Baith find an' see the forrage-clout.”

[O.Sc. furrage, 1600, forrage, 1628, id., Fr. fourrage, id.]

Forrage-clout n. comb.

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