1. [16C–1920s] (UK Und., also snoot-cloot) a cotton handkerchief.
2. [16C+] (also clort) clothing.
3. [mid-17C–1950s] a sanitary towel or a nappy.
4. [1990s+] the vagina; thus generic for women.
[early 18C] (UK und.) a stealer of handkerchiefs.
[early 19C] (UK Und.) to position a handkerchief in a victim’s pocket in readiness for removing it at an apposite moment.