[ klav-ern ]
/ ˈklæv ərn /


a local branch of the Ku Klux Klan.
a meeting place of the Ku Klux Klan.

Origin of klavern

First recorded in 1920–25; Kl(an) + (c)avern
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Examples from the Web for klavern

  • Most of this secret work is called the “Way of the Klavern,” and is unimportant.