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Spell Check of Claus

Correct spelling: Claus

Definition of Claus:

Originally, a deep- toned instrument of the oboe or bassoon family; thence, a bass reed stop on the organ. The name bombardon is now given to a brass instrument, the lowest of the saxhorns, in tone resembling the ophicleide.

Common misspellings:

  • cluse (20%)
  • cluas (20%)
  • calus (20%)
  • laius (13%)
  • clauss (13%)
  • clus (7%)
  • calis (7%)
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Claus

  \c-laus\
 

Origin: German

Details:
Claus as a boy's name is of German origin. Variant of Nicholas (Greek) "people of victory", representing a short form of Niclaus or Niklaus. The name is associated in America with Santa Claus. Actor Klaus Kinski.

Sounds Like: Colas, Claas, Klaes, Klaas.

Variants: Klaus, Claes, Clause.

Examples of usage:

1) Send Claus to me." - "Bracebridge Hall, or The Humorists", Washington Irving.

2) If all the money, food, and clothing necessary to relieve the wants of the poor could be deposited at their firesides regularly each Christmas by Santa Claus, such a Christmas present, with the regular expectation of its repetition each year, would do these poor families more harm than good. - "Practical Ethics", William DeWitt Hyde.

3) He just got into his sleigh, and went off like Santa Claus. - "Jane Lends A Hand", Shirley Watkins.

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