Found 3 items, similar to clove.
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English → English
v 1: separate or cut with a tool, such as a sharp instrument;
“cleave the bone”
2: make by cutting into; “The water is going to cleave a
channel into the rock”
3: come or be in close contact with; stick or hold together and
resist separation; “The dress clings to her body”
label stuck to the box”
; “The sushi rice grains cohere”
n 1: aromatic flower bud of a clove tree; yields a spice
2: moderate sized very symmetrical red-flowered evergreen
widely cultivated in the tropics for its flower buds which
are source of cloves [syn: clove tree
, Syzygium aromaticum
, Eugenia aromaticum
, Eugenia caryophyllatum
3: one of the small bulblets that can be split off of the axis
of a larger garlic bulb [syn: garlic clove
4: spice from dried unopened flower bud of the clove tree; used
whole or ground
English → English
(kl[=e]v), v. t. [imp. Cleft
(kl[=a]v, Obs.), Clove
(kl[=o]v, Obsolescent); p.
(kl[=e]vd) or Cloven
pr. & vb. n. Cleaving
.] [OE. cleoven, cleven, AS.
cle['o]fan; akin to OS. klioban, D. klooven, G. klieben,
Icel. klj[=u]fa, Sw. klyfva, Dan. kl["o]ve and prob. to Gr.
gly`fein to carve, L. glubere to peel. Cf. Cleft
1. To part or divide by force; to split or rive; to cut.
O Hamlet, thou hast cleft my heart in twain. --Shak.
2. To part or open naturally; to divide.
Every beast that parteth the hoof, and cleaveth the
cleft into two claws. --Deut. xiv.
, imp. of Cleave
(Naut.) See under Hitch
(Naut.), an iron two-part hook, with jaws
overlapping, used in bending chain sheets to the clews of
sails; -- called also clip hook
, n. [D. kloof. See Cleave
, v. t.]
A cleft; a gap; a ravine; -- rarely used except as part of a
proper name; as, Kaaterskill Clove; Stone Clove.
, n. [OE. clow, fr. F. clou nail, clou de girofle a
clove, lit. nail of clove, fr. L. clavus nail, perh. akin to
clavis key, E. clavicle. The clove was so called from its
resemblance to a nail. So in D. kruidnagel clove, lit.
herb-nail or spice-nail. Cf. Cloy
A very pungent aromatic spice, the unexpanded flower bud of
the clove tree (Eugenia aromatica
syn. Caryophullus aromatica
), a native of the Molucca Isles.
. (Chem.) See Eugenin
, Clove pink
(Bot.), any fragrant
, n. [AS. clufe an ear of corn, a clove of garlic;
cf. cle['o]fan to split, E. cleave.]
1. (Bot.) One of the small bulbs developed in the axils of
the scales of a large bulb, as in the case of garlic.
Developing, in the axils of its skales, new bulbs,
of what gardeners call cloves. --Lindley.
2. A weight. A clove of cheese is about eight pounds, of
wool, about seven pounds. [Prov. Eng.] --Halliwell.