What is cloche?

  • (noun): A woman's close-fitting helmet-like hat.
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Some articles on cloche, cloches:

La Cloche Mountains - Geology
... With an estimated age of 3.5 billion years, the La Cloche Mountains are one of the oldest mountain ranges on Earth ... The hills comprising the La Cloche Mountains are believed to have once been higher than today's Rocky Mountains ... A southern extension of the La Cloche Mountains, the South La Cloche Mountains, extends to the south and juts into Georgian Bay along Badgeley Point, north of Killarney and Secondary Highway ...
LG Cloche
... The LG cloche was a defensive element common to many Maginot Line ouvrages ... The opening permitted the ejection of grenades from the interior of the cloche, providing a means of close defense against enemy troops on top of the bunker ... Unlike other cloches such as the GFM or the JM, the LG cloche was effectively "blind", possessing a single shuttered orifice 60 millimetres (2.4 in) in diameter in its flat crown ...
Cloche Hat - Later Fashion
... The cloche enjoyed a second vogue in the 1960s ... In the late 1980s, newly invented models of the cloche, such as Patrick Kelly's version with a buttoned brim, made a minor resurgence ... Cloche hats were also featured in the Fall 2007 collections of many designers Elle magazine called the cloche hat the "haute accessory of the moment" in its September 2007 issue ...
Cloche - People
... Antonin Cloche (died 1720), Master of the Order of Preachers from 1686 to 1720 James de la Cloche (1644?- 1669?), an alleged would-be-illegitimate son of Charles II of England ...
La Cloche Silhouette Trail
... The La Cloche Silhouette Trail is a 78-kilometre (48 mi) backpacking loop across the rugged quartzite peaks of the La Cloche mountain range ... The trail is named for Group of Seven painter Franklin Carmichael's painting "La Cloche Silhouette." Wildlife can be seen throughout the trail - black bears, moose, deer, snakes ...

More definitions of "cloche":

  • (noun): A low transparent cover put over young plants to protect them from cold.