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Definition of Close
CloseClose Close (? or ?), n. [OF. & F. clos an inclosure, fr.
clos, p. p. of clore. See Close, v. t.]
1. An inclosed place; especially, a small field or piece of
land surrounded by a wall, hedge, or fence of any kind; --
specifically, the precinct of a cathedral or abbey.
Closes surrounded by the venerable abodes of deans
and canons. --Macaulay.
2. A narrow passage leading from a street to a court, and the
houses within. [Eng.] --Halliwell
3. (Law) The interest which one may have in a piece of
ground, even though it is not inclosed. --Bouvier.
Close Close, n.
1. The manner of shutting; the union of parts; junction.
The doors of plank were; their close exquisite.
2. Conclusion; cessation; ending; end.
His long and troubled life was drawing to a close.
3. A grapple in wrestling. --Bacon.
(a) The conclusion of a strain of music; cadence.
(b) A double bar marking the end.
At every close she made, the attending throng
Replied, and bore the burden of the song.
Syn: Conclusion; termination; cessation; end; ending;
Close Close, adv.
1. In a close manner.
2. Secretly; darkly. [Obs.]
A wondrous vision which did close imply The course
of all her fortune and posterity. --Spenser.
CloseClose Close, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Closed; p. pr. & vb. n.
Closing.] [From OF. & F. clos, p. p. of clore to close, fr.
L. claudere; akin to G. schliessen to shut, and to E. clot,
cloister, clavicle, conclude, sluice. Cf. Clause, n.]
1. To stop, or fill up, as an opening; to shut; as, to close
the eyes; to close a door.
2. To bring together the parts of; to consolidate; as, to
close the ranks of an army; -- often used with up.
3. To bring to an end or period; to conclude; to complete; to
finish; to end; to consummate; as, to close a bargain; to
close a course of instruction.
One frugal supper did our studies close. --Dryden.
4. To come or gather around; to inclose; to encompass; to
The depth closed me round about. --Jonah ii. 5.
But now thou dost thyself immure and close In some
one corner of a feeble heart. --Herbert.
A closed sea, a sea within the jurisdiction of some
particular nation, which controls its navigation.
Meaning of Close from wikipedia
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