clus

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *klūsō, from Late Latin clūsa, Latin clausa, clausum(bar, bolt, enclosure), from claudō(to close, enclose). Compare Old High German klūsa(hermitage, cell), German Klause(hermitage). More a close.

Noun[edit]

clūs f

  1. bar, bolt
  2. enclosure
  3. cell; prison

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