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  1. Jean Bap·tiste du Val-de-Grâce [zhahnba-teestdyval-duh-grahs], /ʒɑ̃ baˈtist dü val dəˈgrɑs/, Baron de "Anacharsis Clootz", 1755–94, Prussian leader in the French Revolution.

Words Nearby Cloots Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use Cloots in a sentence

  • Cloots stepped into the chapel for no purpose, in mere idle discernment of color and contrast.

  • "Mah Soung is dead," repeated Cloots, and an echo ran back and forth between the walls with his word.

  • Cloots arrived as a confident and more or less truly appreciative observer of all these details.

  • Cloots had taken the measure of him months before and once for all, he would have said, in his smoky little village.

  • Yet Cloots saw now with transfixing clarity that he did not know him in the least—could never have known him.