Definition of Cloye

1. (Shakespeare) to claw [v CLOYED, CLOYING, CLOYES]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cloye

clownfishes
clowning
clownish
clownishly
clownishness
clownishnesses
clownlike
clownology
clowns
clows
cloxacillin
cloxacillin sodium
cloxacillins
cloxazolam
cloy
cloye (current term)
cloyed
cloyes
cloying
cloyingly
cloyingness
cloyless
cloyment
cloyments
cloys
cloysome
cloyster
cloysters
clozapine
clozapines

Literary usage of Cloye

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1. Poetic and Verse Criticism of the Reign of Elizabeth by Felix Emmanuel Schelling (1891)
"... Englishman you shall seeme, and the lesse you shall smell of the Inke- horne. Also wordes of many syllables do cloye a verse and make it unpleasant, ..."

2. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1912)
"John Saylor deposed on behalf of cloye« in effect to the same facts, but in general terms. ... cloye« resided at these cabins when he swore, at Bates ville, ..."

3. The Western Antiquary by William Henry Kearley Wright (1893)
"... cloye of sylke ye prise of x!ij s. ... cloye Harry Tanner gave to ys churche to have a knell for hys wyfe iiij d. ..."

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