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cloche


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cloche  \Cloche\,  n.  [F.,  prop.,  bell.]  (A["e]ronautics) 
  An  apparatus  used  in  controlling  certain  kinds  of 
  a["e]roplanes,  and  consisting  principally  of  a  steering 
  column  mounted  with  a  universal  joint  at  the  base,  which  is 
  bellshaped  and  has  attached  to  it  the  cables  for  controlling 
  the  wing-warping  devices,  elevator  planes,  and  the  like 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  cloche 
  n  1:  a  low  transparent  cover  put  over  young  plants  to  protect 
  them  from  cold 
  2:  a  woman's  close-fitting  helmet-like  hat 




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