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The chief attraction, point of greatest interest, or central idea of a thing.
- ‘By the nineteenth century, the Titian was recognised as the clou of the collection, and was greatly admired.’
- ‘It also includes two paintings by Picasso, his Seated woman and the clou of the collection, Two women in front of a window.’
French, literally ‘nail’.
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