Pronunciation: (klōsh, klôsh), [key]
1. a woman's close-fitting hat with a deep, bell-shaped crown and often a narrow, turned-down brim.
2. a bell-shaped glass cover placed over a plant to protect it from frost and to force its growth.
3. a bell-shaped metal or glass cover placed over a plate to keep food warm or fresh.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.