Cloche



[klohsh, klawsh] /kloʊʃ, klɔʃ/

noun
1.
a woman’s close-fitting hat with a deep, bell-shaped crown and often a narrow, turned-down brim.
2.
a bell-shaped glass cover placed over a plant to protect it from frost and to force its growth.
3.
a bell-shaped metal or glass cover placed over a plate to keep food warm or fresh.
/klɒʃ/
noun
1.
a bell-shaped cover used to protect young plants
2.
a woman’s almost brimless close-fitting hat, typical of the 1920s and 1930s
n.

type of bell jar, 1882, from French cloche “bell, bell glass” (12c.), from Late Latin clocca “bell” (see clock (n.1)). As a type of women’s hat, recorded from 1907, so called from its shape.

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