clove

All Noun Verb
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  • Info Cloves are the aromatic flower buds of a tree in the family Myrtaceae, Syzygium aromaticum. more...
  • Right along the Edge we two clove our passage through the air.
  • Even the wood and leaves taste almost as strong as the cloves themselves. Cited from Voyages and Travels, Vol. 11, by Robert Kerr
  • The islands were for centuries the only place in the world where cloves were produced.
  • My heart stood still, my tongue clove to the roof of my mouth. Cited from The Fool Errant, by Maurice Hewlett
  • Private land is found only in the cloves, where some of it is also protected.
  • If you put in black pepper or cloves, it will turn them dark. Cited from Domestic Cookery, by Elizabeth E. Lea
  • Clove her breath was always in theatre when she bent to ask a question. Cited from Ulysses, by James Joyce
  • His tongue clove to the roof of his mouth, the words failed him. Cited from The Child of Pleasure, by Gabriele D'Annunzio
  • They produce great abundance of cloves, not every year, but every third year. Cited from Voyages and Travels, Vol. VIII, by Robert Kerr
  • He tried to call for assistance, but his tongue clove to his mouth. Cited from Vellenaux, by Edmund William Forrest
  • I fear me I clove too fast to my money. Cited from St. George and St. Michael V3, G. MacDonald
  • The island used to be the world center of clove production until the nineteenth century.
  • If you want them to be white, do not put in black pepper or cloves. Cited from Domestic Cookery, by Elizabeth E. Lea
  • The Clove was the first British trade ship to make port in Japan.
  • The clear notes clove the silent air, flooding every street about us with their silver sound. Cited from Eben Holden, by Irving Bacheller
  • I showed one of the natives some cloves, and he gave me to understand that they had the same. Cited from Port Jackson and Norfolk Island, by John Hunter
  • Remove the heads of the cloves, for they will turn the fruit black. Cited from The International Jewish Cook Book, by Florence Kreisler Greenbaum
  • My tongue clove to the roof of my mouth for very fear. Cited from The Lancashire Witches, by William Harrison Ainsworth
  • Burning cloves are often used to brand children for cold; a fresh one being employed for each mark. Cited from Tribes & Castes of the Central Provinces of India, V4, by R.V. Russell
  • Her tongue clove so closely to the roof of her mouth that for a minute she could not speak. Cited from From the Valley of the Missing, by Grace Miller White
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Root form of clove is cleave for the verb.

Meaning of clove

  • noun Aromatic flower bud of a clove tree; yields a spice
  • noun Moderate sized very symmetrical red-flowered evergreen widely cultivated in the tropics for its flower buds which are source of cloves
  • noun One of the small bulblets that can be split off of the axis of a larger garlic bulb
  • noun Spice from dried unopened flower bud of the clove tree; used whole or ground
  • 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