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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Closh (Mynherr).
 
A Dutch Jacktal. Closh is corrupt form of Claus, a contraction of Nicholas, a name as common with the Dutch as Jack is with the English people.   1
 


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