/ (Dutch ˈslyːtər) /
Save This Word!
Claus (klaʊs). ?1345–1406, Dutch sculptor, working in Burgundy, whose realism influenced many sculptors and painters in 15th-century Europe. He is best known for the portal sculptures and the Well of Moses in the Carthusian monastery at Champnol
THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?
Did you ever collect all those state quarters? Put them to good use on this quiz about curious state monikers and the facts around them.
Question 1 of 8
Mississippi’s nickname comes from the magnificent trees that grow there. What is it?
Words nearby Sluter
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Example sentences from the Web for Sluter
With these prophet images of Claus Sluter, modern sculpture took birth.How France Built Her Cathedrals|Elizabeth Boyle O'Reilly
Then he and his assistant, Sluter, made a second series, which was continued until 1840.
The pleurants are very poor, when compared with those of Claus Sluter and his nephew.Burgundy: The Splendid Duchy|Percy Allen