Origin of cloze
Examples from the Web for cloze
See 'im uv er Sunday, wid his 'go-ter-meetin'' cloze on, an' dar wan't no bird could totch 'im fur looks.Diddie, Dumps & Tot|Louise-Clarke Pyrnelle
I done had my fun, en now I'm a-settin' out yer lettin' my cloze dry.Nights With Uncle Remus|Joel Chandler Harris
You give her her vittles an' cloze—sech as they was—but do plain vittles an' plain cloze make anybody happy?The Bishop and the Boogerman|Joel Chandler Harris
And then he changes their sootes of cloze across, and out he walks for change of air.When Ghost Meets Ghost|William Frend De Morgan
A man with that kind o' cloze has no business carrying weapons around in this country.The Red Acorn|John McElroy
1953, in psychological writing, evidently abstracted from the pronunciation of closure.