The Alternative Dutch Dictionary: klos

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klos pronunciation
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etymology 1 From Middle Dutch closse.
noun: {{nl-noun}}
  1. spool, bobbin
  2. wooden or metal reel or similar object
  3. hardwood beam for sewing into plank, notably oak
  4. (slang) testicle
  5. klutz, clumsy person
  6. target, victim (of a problem or joke)
  7. lump, clod
  8. cocoon,chrysalis
  9. corn cob
  10. fir-cone
  11. horse's (lower) legs; protuberance thereupon
Synonyms: (spool, bobbin) spoel, bobbijn, (testicle) kloot, teelbal, testikel, (klutz) klungel, knoeier, lomperd, lomperik, (target, victim) dupe, kind van de rekening, sigaar, slachtoffer
etymology 2 An onomatopoeia. Alternative forms: klots
interjection: {{nl-interj}}
  1. The sound of clumsily placed, heavy footwear.
etymology 3 Unknown
noun: {{nl-noun}}
  1. {{gloss-stub}} A certain spirit (drink)
  • slok

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