a narrow escape from serious danger or trouble:
We weren’t hit when the truck swerved at us, but it was a close shave.
(informal) a narrow escape
A very narrow avoidance or evasion of some danger; squeaker (1834+)
see: close call
[klohs] /kloʊs/ noun, Movies, Television. 1. (def 2).
[verb klohz; adjective, adverb klohs or for 51, klohz; noun klohz for 59, 60, 63–65, 67, 68, klohs for 61, 62, 66] /verb kloʊz; adjective, adverb kloʊs or for 51, kloʊz; noun kloʊz for 59, 60, 63–65, 67, 68, kloʊs for 61, 62, 66/ verb (used with object), closed, closing. 1. to put (something) in […]
[klohs] /kloʊs/ noun 1. .
[klohz-stool, klohs-] /ˈkloʊzˌstul, ˈkloʊs-/ noun 1. a stool having a seat with a hole, beneath which a chamber pot is placed. /ˈkləʊsˌstuːl/ noun 1. a wooden stool containing a covered chamber pot