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Definition of Cleaved
1. cleave [v] - See also: cleave
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Literary usage of Cleaved
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Digest of the Laws of England by Anthony Hammond, John Comyns (1824)
"He cleaved his head, one part lay on one shoulder, another part on the other ; without saying, that he was dead. R. 2 Cro. 134. She had a child, ..."
2. The Scenery of Scotland Viewed in Connection with Its Physical Geology by Archibald Geikie (1901)
"Curved anil cleaved Silurian r»< k^, Wigtownshire. The fine parallel oblique lines indicate ihc cleavage, which is liner in the shales and coarser in the ..."
3. Hymns of the Church Militant by Anna Bartlett Warner (1865)
"I WAS a grovelling creature once, And basely cleaved to earth; I wanted spirit to renounce The clod that gave me birth. But God has breathed upon a worm, ..."
4. Biological Bulletin by Marine Biological Laboratory (Woods Hole, Mass.) (1915)
"32° for io min After five hours few eggs are cleaved and cleavages are less advanced than in ... 32° for 12 min Almost none have cleaved after five hours. ..."
5. The Chief American Poets by Curtis Hidden Page (1905)
"They buried the dark chief; they freed Beside the grave his battle steed; And swift an arrow cleaved its way To his stern heart ! One piercing neigh Arose, ..."
6. Text-book of Geology by Archibald Geikie (1893)
"The Silurian rocks of the south-west of Ireland were upturned, and probably cleaved, before the deposition of the Old Eed Sandstone, which has in turn been ..."