cleave

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  • For this cause shall a man leave father and mother and cleave to his wife? Cited from The Revolution in Tanner's Lane, by Rutherford
  • Cleave and his men came out of the village street at a run. Cited from The Long Roll, by Mary Johnston
  • For this cause shall a man leave father and mother and cleave to his wife. Cited from Miriam's Schooling and Other Papers, by Mark Rutherford
  • The man shall cleave to his wife, as the wife to her husband. Cited from Rosmersholm, by Henrik Ibsen
  • My heart seemed to go out from me and cleave to her. Cited from Wife in Name Only, by Charlotte M. Braeme (Bertha M. Clay)
  • Cleave, turning, regarded his men with almost a love-light in his eyes. Cited from The Long Roll, by Mary Johnston
  • He must prove all things and cleave only to that which he finds true. Cited from The Boy and the Sunday School, by John L. Alexander
  • Men must cleave to their kind and must be dependent upon each other. Cited from Sustained honor, by John R. Musick
  • For this cause, a man shall leave his father and mother and shall cleave to his wife. Cited from The Bible, Douay-Rheims, Mark Book 48
  • How good was this love, since the heart in my breast must always cleave to his! Cited from French Mediaeval Romances from the Lays of Marie de France, by France
  • They have found a purpose to which to cleave, something to give themselves away for. Cited from Thoughts on Religion at the Front, by Neville Stuart Talbot
  • Would he cleave to my poor uncle for these last eighteen years merely for love? Cited from Idolatry, by Julian Hawthorne
  • Only let us cleave to Him when they fall upon us. Cited from Expositions of Holy Scripture: Acts, by Maclaren
  • When the time was passed the two rose, and Cleave held her in his arms. Cited from The Long Roll, by Mary Johnston
  • But when they do strike, they cleave heads and cut off arms. Cited from Homer and His Age, by Andrew Lang
  • It is meet that they cleave to him; him ought they to make their lord. Cited from Cliges: A Romance, by Chretien de Troyes
  • That first day was sufficient to make the heart of the boy cleave to his new master. Cited from Warlock o' Glenwarlock, by George MacDonald
  • For this cause shall a man leave his father and mother: and shall cleave to his wife. Cited from The Bible, Douay-Rheims, Ephesians Book 56
  • Let her cleave to right, Or lay herself before our feet! Cited from Standard Selections, ed. by Fulton, Trueblood and Trueblood
  • In London -- was there one she knew who would cleave to him for love of him? Cited from The PG Works Of Gilbert Parker, Complete
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Meaning of cleave

  • verb Separate or cut with a tool, such as a sharp instrument
    cleave the bone
  • verb Make by cutting into
    The water is going to cleave a channel into the rock