Klaus


Also found in: Wikipedia.

Klaus

(klaʊs)
n
(Biography) Vaclav. born 1941, Czech politician: prime minister of the Czech Republic (1993–97); president (2003–13)
References in classic literature ?
In order to distinguish the one from the other, the one who had four horses was called Big Klaus, and the one who had only one horse, Little Klaus.
The whole week through Little Klaus had to plough for Big Klaus, and lend him his one horse; then Big Klaus lent him his four horses, but only once a week, and that was on Sunday.
But as soon as someone else was going by Little Klaus forgot that he must not say it, and called out 'Gee-up, my five horses
Now you had better stop that,' said Big Klaus, 'for if you say it once more I will give your horse such a crack on the head that it will drop down dead on the spot
So Little Klaus crept up into the out-house, where he lay down, and made himself comfortable for the night.
thought Little Klaus, stretching his head towards the window.
groaned Little Klaus up in the shed, when he saw the good food disappearing.
Then Little Klaus told him how he had lost his way, and begged to be allowed to spend the night there.
The farmer was hungry, and ate with a good appetite; but Little Klaus could not help thinking of the delicious dishes of fish and roast meats and cakes which he knew were in the oven.
said Little Klaus to his sack, at the same time treading on it again so that it squeaked even louder than before.
Little Klaus now trod again on his sack, so that the skin squeaked.
He would very much like to have had such a wizard as Little Klaus had in the sack.