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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n- A wooden shoe worn in the Low countries.

Usage examples (13)
  • In the Netherlands we have a saying: Nu breekt mijn klomp!'
  • "I'll set up a klomp-winkel (shop for wooden shoes) at once."
  • The moving lights went with the klomp-klomp of hoofs on the road.
  • The klomp-winkels, or shops of the shoe carpenters, were seen in every village. for more
Tutoring comment
  • The "klomp" (a wooden show worn in the Low Countries of Europe) makes a "clomp" (a clump, sound of heavy footsteps) sound.
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