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See also: schloss, schloß, and Schloß

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GermanEdit

 
Ein Schloss

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From Middle High German slōz, from Old High German sloz, originally *slot. Cognate with Dutch slot (castle)

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Schloss n (genitive Schlosses, plural Schlösser, diminutive Schlösschen n or Schlösslein n)

  1. lock
  2. castle (château, palace, not fortified)

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Pennsylvania GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Compare German Schloss, Dutch slot, English slot.

NounEdit

Schloss n (plural Schlesser)

  1. lock