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clod a lump of earth or clay. [2 definitions]
clodhopper an unsophisticated country person; crude person; bumpkin. [2 definitions]
clog to block passage along or through. [7 definitions]
clog dance a dance, with or without music, performed by a group of dancers wearing wooden-soled clogs that are stamped percussively to the rhythm.
clog up to block something from moving along or going through. [2 definitions]
cloisonné enamel work on metal, as in jewelry or bowls, with the colors separated by thin metal strips or wire.
cloister a place such as a monastery or convent where people live secluded religious lives. [4 definitions]
clomp to walk heavily and loudly; clump.
clone an organism or group of organisms produced asexually from a single ancestor and genetically replicating it. [5 definitions]
clonidine a drug used esp. to treat hypertension and migraine headaches, and to diminish opioid and nicotine withdrawal symptoms.
clonus a rapid succession of muscle spasms.
clop a sharp, hollow striking sound, as of a horse's hoof on pavement. [2 definitions]
close to stop up; shut. [23 definitions]
closeable combined form of close.
close call (informal) a narrow escape from danger, failure, detection, or the like.
closed not open; shut. [6 definitions]
closed-captioned of a television program, having captions that can be seen only on a special receiver, usu. intended for those with hearing impairment.
closed chain a group of chemically linked atoms that can be represented in models and formulas as a ring or circle.
closed circuit a transmission circuit for television with a limited number of reception stations connected to it by cable. [2 definitions]
closed-end investment company an investment company that issues a fixed number of shares in large blocks, at infrequent intervals, which are traded on an exchange.
close down to cease operation permanently or for an extended period of time. [5 definitions]