Definition of Cloke

1. n. & v. See Cloak.



Definition of Cloke

1. Noun. (archaic spelling of cloak) ¹

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Definition of Cloke

1. to cover [v CLOKED, CLOKING, CLOKES] - See also: cover

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cloke

cloisonnes
cloisons
cloister
cloisteral
cloistered
cloisterer
cloisterers
cloistering
cloisterlike
cloisters
cloistral
cloistre
cloistres
cloistress
cloistresses
cloke (current term)
cloked
clokes
cloking
clomacran phosphate
clomazone
clomb
clombe
clome
clomegestone acetate
clomethiazole
clomidazole
clomifene
clomiphene
clomiphene citrate

Literary usage of Cloke

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Publications by Shakespeare Society (Great Britain) (1853)
"1 A scarlett cloke with ij brode gould laces with gould buttons of the same ... cloke. 3 A scarlett cloke layd downe with silver lace and silver buttons. ..."

2. Publications by Musical Antiquarian Society (1841)
"1 A scarlett cloke with ij brode gould laces with gould buttons of the same ... cloke. 3 A scarlett cloke layd downe with silver lace and silver buttons. ..."

3. Dictionary of the Apostolic Church by James Hastings, John Alexander Selbie, John Chisholm Lambert (1915)
"This grouping has led to the cloke being identified with a bag or case for books ... In HDB it is stated that the cloke 'may have been a light mantle like a ..."

4. Memoirs of Edward Alleyn: Including Some New Particulars Respecting by John Payne Collier (1841)
"1 A Scarlett cloke with ij brode gould laces with gould buttons of the same ... cloke. 3 A Scarlett cloke layd downe with silver lace and silver buttons. ..."

5. The Diary of Henry Machyn, Citizen and Merchant-taylor of London, from A.D by Henry Machin, John Gough Nichols (1848)
"... sir John Pr The same tyme and day be-twyne iiij [and v of the] cloke at nyght my lade ... on the Towre hylle, be-twyn ix and x of the cloke a-for none. ..."

6. The Satires of Decimus Junius Juvenalis by Juvenal, William Gifford (1803)
"Martial, always begging, and always in distress, has a hue and cry after a " purple cloke," stolen from this minion, while he was bathing: " Nescit cui ..."

7. An English and Welsh Dictionary: Wherein, Not Only the Words, But Also, the by John Walters (1828)
"1i My coal is nearer than my cloke, [Prov] Nés i mi fy ... cloke, .s. [Met. a pretext, excuse, colour, blind, or pretence in order to conceal any design] ..."

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