- 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
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
It is the clou of their performance for a week's engagement at the Paris Folies-Bergère.The Mountebank
William J. Locke