Definition of Clefting
1. cleft [v] - See also: cleft
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Literary usage of Clefting
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Manual of Plant Diseases by Paul Sorauer, Gustav Lindau, Ludwig Reh (1922)
"Radial holes (/) in the tissue of the secondary bark (n), correspond to the clefting of the wood body, while the primary bark (m) with its hard bast bundles ..."
2. The First Part of the Institutes of the Laws of England: Or, A Commentary by Edward Coke, Thomas Littleton, Matthew Hale, Heneage Finch Nottingham (1794)
"... of king John's charter, as the mode of clefting in conformity to the letier miff^e certainly is to the genuine/fin't and intention. ..."
3. Year Book by Carnegie Institution of Washington (1919)
"Lobing, clefting, and dividing could readily follow, and, with development of opposite basal veins, trifid types and also palmate forms. ..."
4. The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine by Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew (1861)
"As worms in blushing fruit, forever hid, For her the innocent friend, creep through his peace, Yet clefting all his heart with bitterness ; And this had led ..."
5. A General Abridgment of Law and Equity: Alphabetically Digested Under Proper by Charles Viner (1799)
"... aldermen, bailiff's, and capital citizens, who together make a common council, and have the power of clefting capital citizens: the power of amotion is ..."
6. Werner's Readings and Recitations (1891)
"Far away she heard the thunder of the swiftly coming storm, Saw the river courses yielding to the victor's mighty arm, Saw the clefting of the mountains by ..."