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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

buttoned \buttoned\ adj.
   furnished with buttons or something buttonlike. Opposite of
   unbuttoned. [Narrower terms: botonee, botonnee;
   button-down; closed]
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Close \Close\ (kl[=o]z), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Closed
   (kl[=o]zd); p. pr. & vb. n. Closing.] [From OF. & F. clos,
   p. p. of clore to close, fr. L. claudere; akin to G.
   schliessen to shut, and to E. clot, cloister, clavicle,
   conclude, sluice. Cf. Clause, n.]
   1. To stop, or fill up, as an opening; to shut; as, to close
      the eyes; to close a door.
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   2. To bring together the parts of; to consolidate; as, to
      close the ranks of an army; -- often used with up.
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   3. To bring to an end or period; to conclude; to complete; to
      finish; to end; to consummate; as, to close a bargain; to
      close a course of instruction.
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            One frugal supper did our studies close. --Dryden.
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   4. To come or gather around; to inclose; to encompass; to
      confine.
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            The depth closed me round about.      --Jonah ii. 5.
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            But now thou dost thyself immure and close
            In some one corner of a feeble heart. --Herbert.
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   A closed sea, a sea within the jurisdiction of some
      particular nation, which controls its navigation.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

closed \closed\ adj.
   1. having an opening obstructed. [Narrower terms: blind]
      Also See: obstructed, sealed, shut, unopen,
      closed. Antonym: open.
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   2. (Math.) of a curve or surface: having no end points or
      boundary curves; of a set: having members that can be
      produced by a specific operation on other members of the
      same set; of an interval: containing both its endpoints.
      open
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   3. Being in a position to obstruct an opening; -- especially
      of doors. [Narrower terms: fastened, latched] Also See:
      closed. Antonym: open.

   Syn: shut, unopen.
        [WordNet 1.5]

   4. having skin drawn so as to obstruct the opening; -- used
      of mouth or eyes. Opposite of open. he sat quietly with
      closed eyes [Narrower terms: blinking, winking;
      compressed, tight; squinched, squinting]

   Syn: shut.
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   5. requiring union membership; -- of a workplace; as, a
      closed shop. [prenominal]
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   6. closed with shutters.
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   7. hidden from the public; as, a closed ballot.
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   8. not open to the general public; as, a closed meeting.
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   9. unsympathetic; -- of a person's attitude. a closed mind
      unreceptive to new ideas
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   10. surrounded by walls. a closed porch

   Syn: closed in(predicate).
        [WordNet 1.5]

   11. made compact by bending or doubling over; as, a closed
       map.

   Syn: folded.
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   12. closed or fastened with or as if with buttons. [Narrower
       terms: buttoned (vs. unbuttoned)]
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   13. not engaged in activity; -- of an organization or
       business establishment. the airport is closed because of
       the weather; the many closed shops and factories made the
       town look deserted

   Syn: shut down.
        [WordNet 1.5]
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