klos

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See also: Klos, clos, and kłos

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch closse.

Noun[edit]

klos m (plural klossen, diminutive klosje n)

  1. A spool or bobbin
  2. Various other types of wooden or metal reel and similar objects
  3. A hardwood beam for sewing into planks, notably oak
  4. Various resembling objects, notably:
    1. A testicle
    2. A klutz, clumsy person (or animal)
    3. (absolute use, definite article only: de klos) A human butt, target, victim
    4. A (c)lump, clod
    5. A cocoon; a chrysalis
    6. A corn cob
    7. A fir-cone
    8. A horse's (lower) legs; protuberance thereupon
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Etymology 2[edit]

An onomatopoeia

Interjection[edit]

klos

  1. The sound of clumsily placed, heavy footwear
often doubled: 'klos, klos' or 'klosklos'

Etymology 3[edit]

Unknown

Noun[edit]

klos ? (plural klossen, diminutive klosje n)

  1. A certain spirit (drink)

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Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

klos

  1. indefinite genitive singular of klo

Tok Pisin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English clothes.

Noun[edit]

klos

  1. clothing
    • 1989, Buk Baibel long Tok Pisin, Bible Society of Papua New Guinea, Genesis 3:21 (translation here):
      Na bihain God, Bikpela i wokim klos long skin bilong animal, na em i givim long Adam wantaim meri bilong em na tupela i putim.

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