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Close 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. [Obs.] The doors of plank were; their close exquisite. --Chapman. 2. Conclusion; cessation; ending; end. His long and troubled life was drawing to a close. --Macaulay. 3. A grapple in wrestling. --Bacon. 4. (Mus.) (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. --Dryden. Syn: Conclusion; termination; cessation; end; ending; extremity; extreme., 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., Close 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 confine. 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.


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- a close vowel k , l , o? , s is a type of vowel sound used in many spoken language s. the defining characteristic of a close vowel is
- in military tactics , close air support (cas) is defined as air action by fixed or rotary winged aircraft against hostile targets that are
- in baseball , a closing pitcher, more frequently referred to as a closer (abbreviated cl), is a relief pitcher who specializes in getting
- a close-mid vowel (also mid-close(d) vowel, high-mid vowel, mid-high vowel or half-close(d) vowel) is a type of vowel sound used in some
- scottish tenements are constructed in terraces of tenements, and each entrance within a block is referred to as a close or stair both
- charles thomas 'chuck' close (born july 5, 1940) is an american painter and photographer who achieved fame as a photorealist , through his
- dennis brian close (born 24 february 1931), usually known as brian close, is a former cricketer who is the youngest man ever to play test
- time 'field' meant only the unenclosed and open arable land most of what would now be called 'fields' would then have been called 'closes'.


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