Definition of Cleeve

1. Noun. A large basket, made of wicker work, for carrying produce or turf. ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Cleeve

1. a cliff [n -S] - See also: cliff

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cleeve

clecked
clecking
clecks
cledge
cledgy
cledonomancy
cleek
cleeked
cleeking
cleekit
cleeks
cleep
cleeped
cleeping
cleeps
cleeve (current term)
cleeves
clef
cleflike
clefs
cleft
cleft chin
cleft chins
cleft foot
cleft grafting
cleft lip
cleft nose
cleft spine

Literary usage of Cleeve

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1. A Glossary of Tudor and Stuart Words: Especially from the Dramatists by Walter William Skeat, Anthony Lawson Mayhew (1914)
"cleeve' is very common in place-names in the west of England : cleeve (Clyffe Pypard) in Wilts; Church Cleves in Dorset ; Old cleeve, Huish cleeve, ..."

2. The Beginnings of Colonial Maine: 1602-1658 by Henry Sweetser Burrage (1914)
"cleeve SECURES AN ALLY IN COLONEL RIGBY. THE relations between Winter and cleeve were still unfriendly and even hostile. Unquestionably, if cleeve had been ..."

3. Collections by Massachusetts Historical Society (1865)
"GEORGE cleeve TO JOHN WINTHROP. To the honered John Winthrop Esquire ... George cleeve, — as he appears to have spelt his name, — or cleeves, ..."

4. Collections of the Massachusetts Historical Society by Massachusetts Historical Society (1865)
"GEORGE cleeve TO JOHN WINTHROP. To the honered John Winthrop Esquire ... George cleeve, — as he appears to have spelt his name, — or cleeves, ..."

5. ... Baptisms and Admission from the Records of First Church in Falmouth, Now by First Parish Church (Portland, Me.), Marquis Fayette King, Maine Genealogical Society (1894- ) (1898)
"June 26, 1657, cleeve conveyed to John, eldest son of George Lewie, one hundred acres. Consideration, cash and annual payment of service and money for ..."

6. The English Illustrated Magazine (1892)
"... and that could be found to THE CLOISTERS, cleeve ABBEY. no one take the post. The priory half of the church remained deserted and dismantled from that ..."

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