American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A close-fitting woman's hat with a bell-like shape.
- n. A usually bell-shaped cover, used chiefly to protect plants from frost.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An obsolete form of clutch.
- n. A bell-jar or bell-glass under which plants are grown. The term is scarcely used in American writings, but is frequent in English horticultural works.
- n. A glass covering, originally bell-shaped, for garden plants to prevent frost damage and promote early growth.
- n. A bell-shaped, close-fitting women’s hat with a deep rounded crown and narrow rim.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Aëronautics) 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.
- n. a woman's close-fitting helmetlike hat.
- n. a low transparent cover put over young plants to protect them from cold.
- n. a low transparent cover put over young plants to protect them from cold
- n. a woman's close-fitting hat that resembles a helmet
- French cloche ("bell"), from Medieval Latin clocca ("bell") (Wiktionary)
- French, from Old French, bell, from Medieval Latin clocca; see clock1. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
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