Definition of Cleves

1. cleve [n] - See also: cleve



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cleves

clever
clever-clever
clever Dick
clever arse
clever clogs
clever dick
cleverality
cleverclogs
cleverer
cleverest
cleverish
cleverishness
cleverly
cleverness
clevernesses
cleves (current term)
clevis
clevis pin
clevises
clew
clew-garnet
clew-garnets
clewed
clewing
clewless
clewline
clewlines
clews
cley
cleystaff

Literary usage of Cleves

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1. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Edward Cornelius Towne (1896)
"MONSIEUR felt very bad at not seeing Madame de cleves again after the pleasant afternoon he had spent with her, which had so fired his hopes. ..."

2. History of England from the Fall of Wolsey to the Death of Elizabeth by James Anthony Froude (1881)
"He confessed his offences, he implored mercy, lie renounced Gueldres, and even offered to do homage for cleves, which had been hitherto independent.2 Never ..."

3. Original Letters, Illustrative of English History: Including Numerous Royal by Henry Ellis (1825)
"Extract of a Letter from Nicholas Wotton to" King Henry the Eighth, giving an Account of the Person and Accomplishments of the Lady Anne of cleves. ..."

4. The Cambridge Modern History by Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero (1907)
"John, Duke of cleves, had married Mary, the only child of William of Jiilich and Berg; his son William, heir to the united duchy of cleves-J├╝lich-Berg, ..."

5. The Public and General Statutes Passed by the Congress of the United States by Joseph Story, United States, George Sharswood (1839)
"... who have contracted with John cleves Symmes or his associates, for lands lying between the Miami rivers, in the territory northwest of the Ohio, ..."

6. Universal Geography: Or, a Description of All Parts of the World, on a New by Conrad Malte-Brun (1829)
"A gymnasium, a fine townhouse, and different manufactories, such as silk and woollen, have been built in cleves. The town is surrounded by verdant hills ..."

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