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He not only closed it, but locked it, having secretly hidden the key in his pocket.

His eyes were closed, his face a dead, chalky white, and his body hung limp.

Here's copper just closed at 93, after opening strong this morning at 105.

They reached the office of Fouts, in the, latter street, just as the Exchange had closed.

We let the air pass through our closed teeth and we write down "S."

There was a little confusion as the books were closed and the pens were wiped.

He sat for some minutes in silence, and closed his eyes as if absorbed in thought.

How I closed the argument—the conversation and the interview—and escaped from her, I know not.

The roads are empty, the fields are deserted, the houses of entertainment are closed.

It was a little thing, of course, but Andrew closed his eyes to make sure.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1200, past participle adjective from close (v.). Closed circuit is attested from 1827; closed shop in union sense from 1904; closed system first recorded 1896 in William James.

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