- a simple past tense of cleek.
- Chiefly Scot. a large hook, especially one fixed to the inside walls of a house to hold clothing, pots, or food.
- Golf Older Use. a club with an iron head, a narrow face, and little slope, used for shots from a poor lie on the fairway and sometimes for putting.
verb (used with object), claught or cleeked or claucht, cleeked, cleek·ing.
- Chiefly Scot. to grasp or seize (something) suddenly and eagerly; snatch.
- mainly Scot a large hook, such as one used to land fish
- golf a former name for a club, corresponding to the modern No. 1 or No. 2 iron, used for long low shots