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clochen. [F., prop., bell.].
     An apparatus used in controlling certain kinds of aëroplanes, 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.  [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
  •  a woman's close-fitting helmetlike hat.  [WordNet 1.5]
  •  a low transparent cover put over young plants to protect them from cold.  [WordNet 1.5]


cloche, n.
1 a small translucent cover for protecting or forcing outdoor plants.
2 (in full cloche hat) a woman's close-fitting bell-shaped hat.

F, = bell, f. med.L clocca: see CLOCK(1)

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