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trobar clus

[troh-bahr kloos] /troʊˈbɑr ˈklus/
a complex and obscure style of writing adopted by some 12th-century Provençal poets.
Origin of trobar clus
< Provençal: literally, closed composition Unabridged
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  • He had been one of the most successful exponents of the trobar clus, and afterwards supported the cause of the trobar clar.

    The Troubadours H.J. Chaytor
  • Many of his poems are extremely obscure; he was one of the first to affect the trobar clus.

    The Troubadours H.J. Chaytor

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