Definition of Claver

1. Verb. Talk socially without exchanging too much information. "Sam cannot claver Sue "; "The men were sitting in the cafe and shooting the breeze"




Definition of Claver

1. n. See Clover.

2. n. Frivolous or nonsensical talk; prattle; chattering.

Definition of Claver

1. Noun. (Scotland) gossip, chit-chat ¹

2. Verb. to gossip or chit-chat ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Claver

1. to gossip [v -ED, -ING, -S] - See also: gossip

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Claver

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clavams
clavata
clavate
clavate papillae
clavated
clavately
clavatin
clavation
clavations
clave
clavecin
clavecins
clavelin
clavelins
claver (current term)
clavered
clavering
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clavi
claviceps
clavichord
clavichordist
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clavicle
clavicle strap
clavicles
clavicorn

Literary usage of Claver

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1. An Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language: To which is Prefixed, a by John Jamieson (1879)
"Frivolous talk, prattle, S. Delighted with their various claver, ... claver, в. A person who talks foolishly, Roxb. ; in other counties, ..."

2. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"Every month when the arrival of the negroes was signalled, claver went out to meet ... To instruct so many speaking different dialects, claver assembled at ..."

3. The Jesuits, 1534-1921: A History of the Society of Jesus from Its by Thomas Joseph Campbell (1921)
"... religious prosperity of the Reductions — Martyrdom of twenty-nine missionaries — Reductions in Colombia — Peter claver — French West Indies — St. Kitts ..."

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