(Kloee). The shepherdess beloved by Daphnis in the pastoral romance of Longus, entitled Daphnis and Chloë. St. Pierre's tale of Paul and Virginia is founded on the exquisite romance of Longus.
Prior calls Mrs. Centlivre “Cloe.”
in Pope's Moral Essays (epist. ii.), Lady Suffolk, mistress of George II. “Content to dwell in decencies for ever.”
Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894