Definition of Cleaves

1. Verb. (third-person singular of cleave) ¹



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Definition of Cleaves

1. cleave [v] - See also: cleave

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cleaves

cleavage division
cleavage furrows
cleavage lines
cleavage product
cleavage site
cleavage spindle
cleavages
cleave
cleaved
cleaved cell
cleavelandite
cleavelandites
cleaver
cleavers
cleaves (current term)
cleaveth
cleaving
cleche
clechy
cleck
clecked
clecking
clecks
cledge
cledgy
cledonomancy
cleek
cleeked
cleeking

Literary usage of Cleaves

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1828)
"CONCLUSION OF ANDREW cleaves. THE flood-gates of accusation and information once set open, innumerable tongues that had never stirred to give timely warning ..."

2. The New England Historical and Genealogical Register by Henry Fritz-Gilbert Waters (1905)
"The descent runs: John,1 James,1 Jeremiah,3 Eben,4 Ebenezer/ William cleaves.8 The mother of Mr. Todd was Betsey, daughter of Thomas and Huldah (Porter) ..."

3. The Social Welfare Forum: Official Proceedings [of The] Annual Meeting by Conference of Charities and Correction (U.S.), National Conference on Social Welfare, American Social Science Association, National Conference of Social Work (U.S.) (1881)
"I will now call upon Dr. cleaves, of the Harrisburg Asylum, ... Dr. MARGARET A. cleaves, of Harrisburg, Pa. : I believe that there is a good deal of work ..."

4. Vital Records of Beverly, Massachusetts: To the End of the Year 1849 by Beverly (Mass.), Beverly (Mass (1907)
"Ephraim, and Patty cleaves, Dec. 23, 1798.* Esther, Mrs., and William Morgan, 3d, int. Nov. ... Ezekiel, and Anna cleaves of Hamilton, int. Sept. 25, 1803. ..."

5. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by American Neurological Association, Philadelphia Neurological Society, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association, Boston Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (1891)
"BY MARGARET A. cleaves, MD CIVIL SERVICE EXAMINATIONS FOR ASYLUM PHYSICIANS. Examinations were held January 29th, March 5th and June nth, 1891, at Albany, ..."

6. Genealogical and Family History of the State of Maine by Henry Sweetser Burrage, Albert Roscoe Stubbs (1909)
"Mary cleaves Mason. All are further mentioned hereinafter. ... Children of Robert A. and Abbie E. cleaves : Carrie Walker cleaves and Royal Senter cleaves. ..."

7. The Archaeological Journal by British Archaeological Association (1894)
"The recorded notes, the result of his own close observation, more particularly refer to cleaves Cove, but they will do also for other places where these ..."

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