Definitions

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  • verb transitive To shut up or in; enclose; enwrap.
  • verb transitive To imprison.

Etymologies

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From Middle English beclosen, biclosen, alteration (due to Middle English closen) of earlier biclusen, from Old English beclȳsan ("to close, shut what is open, conclude, put an end to, shut up in a place, enclose, confine, imprison, shut out, exclude"), equivalent to be- +‎ close. See also cluse.

Examples

  • The mkt. has pushed ahead strongly last 24 hours but should beclose to its near term limit.

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