Meaning of cloche

cloche

Pronunciation: (klōsh, klôsh), [key]
— n.
  1. a woman's close-fitting hat with a deep, bell-shaped crown and often a narrow, turned-down brim.
  2. a bell-shaped glass cover placed over a plant to protect it from frost and to force its growth.
  3. a bell-shaped metal or glass cover placed over a plate to keep food warm or fresh.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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