Clive

[klahyv]
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Contemporary Examples of clive

Historical Examples of clive

  • Better try Mr Clive, second door on the left in the next passage.'

    Little Dorrit

    Charles Dickens

  • She laughed and her eyes sparkled in the electric glow: "Are you, Clive?"

    Athalie

    Robert W. Chambers

  • For she had accepted these things from Clive only because it gave him pleasure to give.

    Athalie

    Robert W. Chambers

  • And Clive, wondering, lifted it gingerly for her inspection.

    Athalie

    Robert W. Chambers

  • But if Clive had anything to say he seemed to find no words to say it.

    Athalie

    Robert W. Chambers


British Dictionary definitions for clive

Clive

noun
  1. Robert, Baron Clive of Plassey. 1725–74, British general and statesman, whose victory at Plassey (1757) strengthened British control in India
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