Cloche

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English

Etymology

French cloche (bell), from Medieval Latin clocca (bell)

Pronunciation

Noun

Cloche (plural Cloches)
  1. A glass covering, originally bell-shaped, for garden plants to prevent frost damage and promote early growth.
  2. A bell-shaped, close-fitting women’s hat with a deep rounded crown and narrow rim.

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French

Etymology

Medieval Latin clocca

Pronunciation

Noun

Cloche f. (plural Cloches)

  1. bell (metal apparatus used to produce sound)
  2. (colloquial) a clumsy person, an oaf

Adjective

Cloche (epicene, plural Cloches)

  1. (colloquial) clumsy, stupid

Verb

Cloche

  1. first-person singular present indicative of clocher
  2. third-person singular present indicative of clocher
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of clocher
  4. first-person singular present subjunctive of clocher
  5. second-person singular imperative of clocher

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Italian

Noun

cloche f. inv.

  1. joystick
  2. gear lever (in a car)
  3. cloche hat

Middle French

Etymology

Medieval Latin clocca

Noun

Cloche f. (plural Cloches)

  1. bell (metal apparatus used to produce sound)

Old French

Etymology

Medieval Latin clocca

Noun

Cloche f. (oblique plural Cloches, nominative singular Cloche, nominative plural Cloches)

  1. bell (metal apparatus used to produce sound)

Spanish

Alternative forms

Noun

  1. clutch

Synonyms

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