1 a cloth, eg a dishcloth: ...so he took a big a big cloot an emptied the soverigns oot, tied them up in the cloth and left them in the bottom o the barra... la14-.
2 in plural clothes, specifically old clothes or rags la18-.
3 in plural bedclothes: If you want to ken onything like that, you will hae tae ask my man. He is lying in there, look, underneath the cloots. 20-.
4 a waxcloth 20-. etymology: Scots ‘a cloth’; sense 1 attested by BS in TDITA, sense 3 attested by JS senses 2 and 3 attested by BW