Cloy

Definition of Cloy

Pronunciation: kloi
v. t.1.To fill or choke up; to stop up; to clog.
[imp. & p. p. Cloyed (kloid); p. pr. & vb. n. Cloying.]
The duke's purpose was to have cloyed the harbor by sinking ships, laden with stones.
- Speed.
2.To glut, or satisfy, as the appetite; to satiate; to fill to loathing; to surfeit.
[Who can] cloy the hungry edge of appetite
By bare imagination of a feast?
- Shak.
3.To penetrate or pierce; to wound.
Which, with his cruel tusk, him deadly cloyed.
- Spenser.
He never shod horse but he cloyed him.
- Bacon.
4.To spike, as a cannon.
5.To stroke with a claw.

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allay, cram, engorge, fill, fill up, glut, gorge, jade, overdose, overfeed, overfill, overgorge, oversaturate, overstuff, pall, sate, satiate, satisfy, saturate, slake, stall, stodge, stuff, supersaturate, surfeit
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