clost

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clost

  1. Eye dialect spelling of close.
    • 1904, Rex Beach, Pardners[1]:
      Then she hugged the kiddie clost to her, standing straight and queenly, her eyes ablaze, her lips moist, and red, and scornful.
    • 1910, Stewart Edward White, The Rules of the Game[2]:
      "It won't get clost to there," put in Jack.
    • 1922, Emerson Hough, The Covered Wagon[3]:
      Don't waste no powder--let 'em come up clost as they will.

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