klos

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See also: Klos, clos, and kłos

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch closse.

Noun[edit]

klos m (plural klossen, diminutive klosje n)

  1. spool, bobbin
  2. wooden or metal reel or similar object
  3. hardwood beam for sewing into planks, notably oak
  4. (slang) testicle
  5. klutz, clumsy person
  6. target, victim (of a problem or joke)
  7. lump, clod
  8. cocoon,chrysalis
  9. corn cob
  10. fir-cone
  11. horse's (lower) legs; protuberance thereupon
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Etymology 2[edit]

An onomatopoeia.

Alternative forms[edit]

Interjection[edit]

klos

  1. The sound of clumsily placed, heavy footwear.

Etymology 3[edit]

Unknown

Noun[edit]

klos ? (plural klossen, diminutive klosje n)

  1. (clarification of this Dutch definition is being sought) 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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