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clove3 a past tense of cleave2.
cloven a past participle of cleave2. [2 definitions]
cloven foot see "cloven hoof."
cloven hoof a hoof or foot divided into two parts by a cleft, characteristic of deer, sheep, and goats; cloven foot. [2 definitions]
clover any of various plants having three-lobed leaves and small, dense flowers, and often used for pasturage or hay. (See four-leaf clover.) [2 definitions]
cloverleaf a set of interchange roads, patterned like a four-leaf clover, at the intersection of two highways that are on different levels. [2 definitions]
Clovis point the oldest known type of flint tool in North America, esp. spearheads, dating to approximately 13,500 years ago and found near Clovis, New Mexico.
clown a comic performer, as in a circus, who wears odd clothes and exaggerated makeup and entertains by jokes, tricks, juggling, and the like. [4 definitions]
cloy to oversupply with something sweet or pleasant so that the experience of these things becomes sickening or wearisome. [2 definitions]
cloying sickening or wearisome by being excessively sweet or pleasant.
cloze of, pertaining to, or being a measure of reading comprehension or language acquisition in which a learner is asked to supply words that are missing from a text. Such words will have been systematically deleted and typically range across various parts of speech. [2 definitions]
club a heavy stick, esp. of wood, used as a weapon. [7 definitions]
clubable combined form of club.
club car a railroad passenger car equipped with lounge chairs, tables, and a buffet or bar.
clubfoot a congenital deformity or malformation of a foot. [2 definitions]
clubhouse a building or room owned by a club and used for meetings and other events.
clubman a man who is a member of a club at which he spends much time or in which he is quite active.
club sandwich a sandwich of three or more layers of bread, often toasted, that is filled with layers of meat, cheese, tomato, mayonnaise, and the like.
club soda a carbonated, unflavored water; soda water.
club steak a beefsteak cut from the upper end of the short loin.
clubwoman a woman who is a member of one or more clubs at which, or in the activities of which, she spends much time.