Words nearby clove
Definition for clove (2 of 6)
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Definition for clove (5 of 6)
verb (used without object), cleaved or (Archaic) clave; cleaved; cleav·ing.
Origin of cleave1
OTHER WORDS FROM cleavecleav·ing·ly, adverb
Definition for clove (6 of 6)
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 clove
Score the now trimmed fat into a diamond pattern with a sharp knife, and stud the points of each diamond with a clove.
The water flew hissing from the bows of the boat, and leaped in spray from the blades of our oars as they clove the surface.Mark Seaworth|William H.G. Kingston
Hurry to your room, Tom, or I vow there will not be left so much as a clove for you.A Nest of Linnets|Frank Frankfort Moore
Remove the rind, outline the fat on top into diamonds, placing a clove in each.Civic League Cook Book|Anonymous