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  • verb Obsolete spelling of clean.

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Examples

  • Lordship that they have allwayes good bred and Good wine, good beef and mouton, thrice a week good capons and good fish, constantly two dishes of fruit and a Good piece of cheese; all kind of cleane linnen twice and thrice a week and a constant fire in their chamber wherein they have a good bed for them, and another for their men. "[

    English Travellers of the Renaissance

  • Siding with Wilson as the controversy gained momentum, a Cambridge University classicist, Sir John Cheke, was equally repulsed by the recent developments: “I am of this opinion that our own tung should be written cleane and pure, unmixt and unmangeled with borowing of other tunges.”

    The English Is Coming!

  • Siding with Wilson as the controversy gained momentum, a Cambridge University classicist, Sir John Cheke, was equally repulsed by the recent developments: “I am of this opinion that our own tung should be written cleane and pure, unmixt and unmangeled with borowing of other tunges.”

    The English Is Coming!

  • Let me reminf you it was the progressives that cleane up the slums wrought by the robber barons, it was the Progreessive that stopped child labor, and it was the progressives that got you an 8 hour work day.

    Think Progress » Rumsfeld forbade post-war planning for Iraq.

  • Yes forsooth Sir, answered sily Lazaro, you shall have it neate and cleane before you pay the mony.

    The Decameron

  • Massetto, who was not far off from them all this while, but seemed seriously busied about sweeping and making cleane the Court, heard all these speeches; and being not a little joyfull of them; said to himselfe.

    The Decameron

  • Wife for this brewing Fat, which I finde to be whole and sound: only it is uncleane within, hard crusted with some dry soile upon it, which I know not well how to get off, if you will be the meanes of making it cleane, I have the money heere ready for it.

    The Decameron

  • Heereupon, he went with them to Cistio, who had caused an handsome seate to be fetched forth of his house, whereon he requested them to sit downe, and having commanded his men to wash cleane the Glasses, he saide.

    The Decameron

  • Sir (quoth Peronella) take you no care, although no match at all had beene made, what serves my Husband for, but to make it cleane?

    The Decameron

  • Tarras, onely for a man to stand upon, for making cleane the window, or otherwise repairing it.

    The Decameron

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