Definition of Cloves
1. Noun. (plural of clove) ¹
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Definition of Cloves
1. clove [n] - See also: clove
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Literary usage of Cloves
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Voyage of John Huyghen Van Linschoten to the East Indies: From the Old by Jan Huygen van Linschoten, Arthur Coke Burnell, Pieter Anton Tiele (1885)
"cloves are by the Turkes, Persians, Arabians, and most part of the ... as in the descriptions therof is declared.3 They have nothing else but cloves, ..."
2. A General Collection of the Best and Most Interesting Voyages and Travels in by John Pinkerton (1812)
"At the time of gathering the cloves, the ground is carefully ... The oil of cloves is well known in the Materia Medica ; an hundred weight of cloves ufed to ..."
3. The Cely Papers: Selections from the Correspondence and Memoranda of the by Henry Elliot Malden (1900)
"Summa iiij sacke d. viij cloves, rebate . . ix cloves, ... Rebate. . ix cloves, xlix . . . xiiij cloves . j Summa clere iiij sacke J xxj cloves. ..."
4. Practical therapeutics by Edward John Waring (1866)
"of the Clove Tree, commonly called cloves, are aromatic and ... Infusion of cloves is incompatible with the Salts of Iron, Zinc, Lead, Silver, and Antimony. ..."
5. Hand-book of Chemistry by Leopold Gmelin, Henry Watts (1860)
"It bums with difficulty when heated in a glass tube. Exposed to the air, it quickly becomes moist, white and opaque. 3. Indifferent Oil of cloves. ETTLING. ..."
6. Remains, Historical and Literary, Connected with the Palatine Counties of by Chetham Society (1857)
"The Dutch candy cloves when green into an excellent confect, of great use to ... The Dutch distil from cloves an essential oil, used by perfumers, surgeons, ..."
7. A Universal formulary: Containing the Methods of Preparing and Administering by Robert Eglesfeld Griffith (1866)
"Treat with one-half the alcohol at a time, ami filter. WINE OP cloves. ... Red wine, sufficient to make a cataplasm ; add Powdered cloves, Grated nutmeg, ..."