Definition for clave (2 of 4)
Origin of clave2
Definition for clave (3 of 4)
verb (used without object), cleaved or (Archaic) clave; cleaved; cleav·ing.
Origin of cleave1
Related formscleav·ing·ly, adverb
Definition for clave (4 of 4)
verb (used with object), cleft or cleaved or clove, cleft or cleaved or clo·ven, cleav·ing.
verb (used without object), cleft or cleaved or clove, cleft or cleaved or clo·ven, cleav·ing.
Origin of cleave2
Examples from the Web for clave
It clave to the men of Tainaros only because they clave to Hellenic idols.Studies of Travel - Greece|Edward A. Freeman
My tongue, as the Bible expresses it, clave to the roof of my mouth.Fifty-Two Stories For Girls|Various
So King Pellinore gave him such a stroke upon the helm that he clave the head down to the chin, that he fell to the earth dead.Le Morte D'Arthur, Volume I (of II)|Thomas Malory
The word signifies uniting to divide, like clave, including the correlative meanings to adhere and to separate.Club Life of London, Vol. I (of 2)|John Timbs
Fern was devoted to her mother, she clave to her with innocent love and loyalty.Wee Wifie|Rosa Nouchette Carey