clokke

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From Middle Dutch klocke, from Old Northern French cloque, from Medieval Latin clocca, probably of Celtic origin, from Proto-Celtic *klokkos (bell) (compare Welsh cloch, Irish clog), from Proto-Indo-European *klēg-, *klōg- (onomatopoeia).

Doublet of cloke (cloak).

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clokke

  1. clock, timekeeping device

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