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clochenoun [C]

uk   /klɒʃ/  us   /kloʊʃ/
  • cloche noun [C] (COVER)

(also cold frame) a ​piece of ​clearmaterial, sometimes on a ​frame, used to ​coverplants for a ​shorttime, usually to ​protect them from ​coldweather or to ​help them ​growfaster
  • cloche noun [C] (HAT)

a woman's ​hat, ​shaped like a ​bell and ​fittingclosely around the ​head, that was ​popular in the 1920s
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