Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A graft; a scion.
  • noun Obsolete preterit of cleave or cleave.
  • noun A kind of stool used by ship-carpenters.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • obsolete imp. of cleave.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun music One half of a set of claves, a percussion instrument consisting of two sticks, one of which is used to strike the other.
  • noun music A characteristic pattern of beats, especially the 3-2 son clave.
  • verb archaic, obsolete Simple past tense and past participle of cleave.

Etymologies

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From Spanish clave, from Latin clāvis ("key").

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