And in her description of the affair to my cousin Melville she used always to make that the clou of the story.
Everyone is saying that the Princess—your sister—is the clou of the ball.
The celebrated Buen Tono cigarette-manufactory had outdone itself in generosity, its booth being the clou.
But the clou of the whole budget was contained in a private letter from my Chief.
The clou of the evening was the scene of the waylaying of his lover's coach by Claude Duval on the Newmarket road.
It would certainly be the clou of any exhibition in which it might be placed.
The clou of the occasion was the appearance of Mr. de la Barra, just back from Europe.
It is the clou of their performance for a week's engagement at the Paris Folies-Bergère.
They were every whit as good to eat, and they were distinctly the clou of luncheon at Chester races next day.
The final numbers of this second and closing part form what is known in theatrical parlance as the clou of the drama.