See also: clôt
- Eye dialect spelling of close.
- 1904, Rex Beach, Pardners:
- Then she hugged the kiddie clost to her, standing straight and queenly, her eyes ablaze, her lips moist, and red, and scornful.
- 1910, Stewart Edward White, The Rules of the Game:
- "It won't get clost to there," put in Jack.
- 1922, Emerson Hough, The Covered Wagon:
- Don't waste no powder--let 'em come up clost as they will.