From Middle Dutch [Term?] sluse, from Old Dutch [Term?] slūsa, from Late Latin exclusa, sclusa (“sluice”), from Latin exclūsus, form of exclūdō (“I shut out, I exclude”). Cognate to English sluice.
sluis f (plural sluizen, diminutive sluisje n)
- sluice, lock
- first-person singular present indicative of sluizen
- imperative of sluizen