cloysome

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From cloy +‎ -some.

Adjective[edit]

cloysome (comparative more cloysome, superlative most cloysome)

  1. Cloying.
    • 1603, John Florio, translating Michel de Montaigne, Essays, I.42:
      Feasts, banquets, revels, dancings, masks and turneys, rejoyce them that but seldome see them, and that have much desired to see them: the taste of which becommeth cloysome and unpleasing to those that daily see, and ordinarily have them [].