noun, plural clos. French.
- cloquet's hernia,
- close at hand,
- close but no cigar,
- close call,
- close communion
Origin of clos
Examples from the Web for clos
They built a wall around it and made it their clos (walled-in vineyard), reserving it for their personal consumption.The Next UNESCO World Heritage Site: Burgundy’s Pinot Noir Country?|Jordan Salcito|May 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Lydgate has: 'And also clos and mut as a stone;' Siege of Thebes, pt.Chaucer's Works, Volume 2 (of 7)|Geoffrey Chaucer
Nay, tell the story, and—shall we crack another bottle of the clos?In the Day of Adversity|John Bloundelle-Burton
A'm stan' clos' I kin git beside de hoss, an' A'm hear dat man say de boat floatin' off, an' he ain' gon' spit 'bout dat.Prairie Flowers|James B. Hendryx
The watchful mother tarries nigh, / Though sleep has clos'd her infant's eye.
Till 1429 the "Marché aux herbes et menues denrées" was held here, and then transferred to the Clos aux Juifs.The Story of Rouen|Sir Theodore Andrea Cook