kluis

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch cluse, from Medieval Latin clūsa, variant of clausa.

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Noun[edit]

kluis f (plural kluizen, diminutive kluisje n)

  1. A safe.
  2. (in the diminutive) A cashbox.
  3. (often diminutive) A locker.
  4. A hermit's cell.
  5. A hermitage.

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  • Afrikaans: kluis

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