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  • However, according to the Online Etymology Dictionary etymonline.com, the adjective “close” derives from the Latin clausus, the past participle form of claudere, meaning “"stop up, fasten, shut" This brings us in full circle back to our opening remarks about “to shut” and “to shutter”.

    address/speech, shut/shutter, close/shut

  • The English equivalent of the Latin word clausura (from claudere, "to shut up").

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 4: Clandestinity-Diocesan Chancery

  • Quid deserta petis? tutior auiis non est forma locis: te nemore abdito cum Titan medium constituit diem, cingent turba licens Naides improbae, 20 formonsos solitae claudere fontibus, et somnis facient insidias tuis

    Fatal Beauty

  • Armarium pertinet libros custodire, et si sciverit emendare; Armarium librorum, cum necesse fuerit, claudere et aperire ... libros mutuo accipere cum necesse fuerit et nostros quærentibus commodare sed non sine licentia Abbatis vel Prioris absente Abbate et non sine memoriali competenti.

    The Care of Books

  • -- "Beate pastor, Petre, clemens accipe voces precantum, criminumque vincula verbo resolve, cui potestas tradita aperire terris coelum, apertum claudere."

    Primitive Christian Worship Or, The Evidence of Holy Scripture and the Church, Against the Invocation of Saints and Angels, and the Blessed Virgin Mary

  • Parumne hoc fuit, idolis ora claudere, Dei regnum gentibus importare?

    Ten Reasons Proposed to His Adversaries for Disputation in the Name of the Faith and Presented to the Illustrious Members of Our Universities

  • Gum Romani portam, quao sub radicibus collis Vimi - nalis erat, quae postea ex mvtntu Ianualis vocata est % claudere festinarent, quia in ipsam hostes irruebant etc*

    P. Ovidii Nasonis Fastorum libri VI.

  • (est) [45] lūdō lūdere lūsī lūsum (est) _play_ trūdō trūdere trūsī trūsus _push_ laedō laedere laesī laesus _injure_, _hurt_ claudō claudere clausī clausus _close_ plaudō plaudere plausī plausum (est) _clap_ explōdō explōdere explōsī explōsus _hoot off_ cēdō cēdere cessī cessum (est) _withdraw_ dīvidō dīvidere dīvīsī dīvīsus _divide_ premō premere pressī pressus _press_

    New Latin Grammar

  • pomposique fori scrinia publica cinctus multifido ueneris agmine, nostri defugiens pauperiem laris, quo dudum modico sordidus angulo5 squalebas, tineis iam prope debitus, si te despiciet turba legentium inter Romulidas et Tyrias manus, isto pro exesequiis claudere disticho: contentos propriis esse decet focis, 10 quos laudis facile est inuidiam pati.

    His Book's proper Place

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