trobar clus

[ troh-bahr-kloos ]

  1. a complex and obscure style of writing adopted by some 12th-century Provençal poets.

Origin of trobar clus

<Provençal: literally, closed composition

Words Nearby trobar clus Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use trobar clus in a sentence

  • He had been one of the most successful exponents of the trobar clus, and afterwards supported the cause of the trobar clar.

    The Troubadours | H.J. Chaytor
  • Many of his poems are extremely obscure; he was one of the first to affect the trobar clus.

    The Troubadours | H.J. Chaytor