- a major point of interest or attention.
Origin of clou
1880–85; < French: literally, a nail < Latin clāvus
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Examples from the Web for clou
Everyone is saying that the Princess—your sister—is the clou of the ball.Miss Pat at School</p>
But the clou of the whole budget was contained in a private letter from my Chief.The Right Stuff
With regard, to the clou of his plot, however, I can hardly say so much.
It would certainly be the clou of any exhibition in which it might be placed.Different Girls</p>
It is the clou of their performance for a week's engagement at the Paris Folies-Bergère.The Mountebank
William J. Locke