Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Closing or shutting up or in; occludent: as, a claudent muscle (an occlusor); the eyelids are claudent.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective rare Shutting; confining; drawing together.

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  • adjective Shutting; confining; drawing together.

Etymologies

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Latin claudens, present participle of claudere ("to shut").

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  • JM is shutting down and mutters 'I, Claudent'.

    February 14, 2011