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[kley-vuh for 1; kleev for 2] /ˈkleɪ və for 1; kliv for 2/
Per Teodor
[par tey-aw-dawr] /pær ˈteɪ ɔˌdɔr/ (Show IPA),
1840–1905, Swedish chemist.
a male given name. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Cleve Verney looked for a moment on the table, in the passing contagion of the good attorney's high moral tone.

    The Tenants of Malory Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
  • Later, when Cleve helped Cunningham into his bunk, the latter asked about the crew.

    The Pagan Madonna Harold MacGrath
  • Cleve had, therefore, to read these closely written despatches with more attention than even his friend Dixie read his Bible.

    The Tenants of Malory Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
  • But Cleveland, or "Cleve" as he was then called, was not to be restrained.

  • When Cleve and Ellen, alone together, rode in, it lacked yet a half hour of the time set for trial.

    Tharon of Lost Valley Vingie E. Roe
  • Therefore Cleve had given him enough money in advance to put him in trim.

    Tharon of Lost Valley Vingie E. Roe
  • A very peculiar species which, as Cleve remarks, seems not to be allied to any other.

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