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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 clove /ˈklov/
 丁香(vbl.)cleave的過去式, 劈開

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 clove /ˈklov/ 名詞
 丁香,丁子香

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Cleave v. t. [imp. Cleft Clave ( Obs.), Clove ( Obsolescent); p. p. Cleft, Cleaved or Cloven p. pr. & vb. n. Cleaving.]
 1. To part or divide by force; to split or rive; to cut.
    O Hamlet, thou hast cleft my heart in twain.   --Shak.
 2. To part or open naturally; to divide.
    Every beast that parteth the hoof, and cleaveth the cleft into two claws.   --Deut. xiv. 6.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Clove imp. of Cleave. Cleft.
 Clove hitch Naut. See under Hitch.
 Clove hook Naut., an iron two-part hook, with jaws overlapping, used in bending chain sheets to the clews of sails; -- called also clip hook.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Clove, n.  A cleft; a gap; a ravine; -- rarely used except as part of a proper name; as, Kaaterskill Clove; Stone Clove.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Clove, n.  A very pungent aromatic spice, the unexpanded flower bud of the clove tree (Eugenia aromatica syn. Caryophullus aromatica), a native of the Molucca Isles.
 Clove camphor. Chem. See Eugenin.
 Clove gillyflower, Clove pink Bot., any fragrant self-colored carnation.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Clove, n.
 1. Bot. One of the small bulbs developed in the axils of the scales of a large bulb, as in the case of garlic.
    Developing, in the axils of its skales, new bulbs, of what gardeners call cloves.   --Lindley.
 2. A weight. A clove of cheese is about eight pounds, of wool, about seven pounds. [Prov. Eng.]
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 clove
      See cleave

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 cleave
      v 1: separate or cut with a tool, such as a sharp instrument;
           "cleave the bone" [syn: split, rive]
      2: make by cutting into; "The water is going to cleave a
         channel into the rock"
      3: come or be in close contact with; stick or hold together and
         resist separation; "The dress clings to her body"; "The
         label stuck to the box"; "The sushi rice grains cohere"
         [syn: cling, adhere, stick, cohere]
      [also: cloven, clove, cleft]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 clove
      n 1: aromatic flower bud of a clove tree; yields a spice
      2: moderate sized very symmetrical red-flowered evergreen
         widely cultivated in the tropics for its flower buds which
         are source of cloves [syn: clove tree, Syzygium
         aromaticum, Eugenia aromaticum, Eugenia caryophyllatum]
      3: one of the small bulblets that can be split off of the axis
         of a larger garlic bulb [syn: garlic clove]
      4: spice from dried unopened flower bud of the clove tree; used
         whole or ground