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Definitions of Cleve

  1.   A cliff, as Cleveland, Clifton, Stancliff.

Usage examples for Cleve

  1. “ " The Cleve affair must lead to war," he said. ” – The Life of John of Barneveld, 1609-15, Volume I. by John Lothrop Motley Last Updated: February 7, 2009
  2. “ A young man, though hardly so young as Cleve good- looking, decidedly, with light golden moustache, and a face so kind, frank, and merry, it made one happy to look at it. ” – The Tenants of Malory Volume 1 of 3 by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
  3. It jes' seems I can't live another minute, Cleve she would tell her brother who lived at the Stronghold, seems like I don't want to. ” – Tharon of Lost Valley by Vingie E. Roe
  4. It was early summer when he brung dem to de plantation, but when wheat cuttin' time come Lissa an' Cleve was sent to de wheat fiel's. ” – Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves, North Carolina Narratives, Part 2 by Work Projects Administration
  5. Nothing wrong in Brandenburg, indeed; but the great Cleve Heritage is dropping, has dropped; over in Cleve an immense expectancy is now come to the point of deciding itself. ” – History Of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Vol. III. (of XXI.) Frederick The Great--The Hohenzollerns In Brandenburg--1412-1718 by Thomas Carlyle
  6. “ " Cleve has done with all that ever so long. ” – The Tenants of Malory Volume 1 of 3 by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
  7. Duke of Cleve at that time, was Wilhelm, called " the Rich" in History- Books; a Sovereign of some extent in those lower Rhine countries. ” – History Of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Vol. III. (of XXI.) Frederick The Great--The Hohenzollerns In Brandenburg--1412-1718 by Thomas Carlyle
  8. There was pressing need of him in the Cleve regions. ” – History Of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Vol. III. (of XXI.) Frederick The Great--The Hohenzollerns In Brandenburg--1412-1718 by Thomas Carlyle
  9. The field was thronged with representatives of the Cleve House. ” – The Varmint by Owen Johnson F. R. Gruger
  10. Leaning over the side of his pew, Mr. Cleve Verney prayed with a remarkable persistence in the direction of this seat. ” – The Tenants of Malory Volume 1 of 3 by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
  11. So they rode on toward the town, and Cleve knew that his last faint hope was dead. ” – Tharon of Lost Valley by Vingie E. Roe
  12. Again did the Prussian eagle float over the other side of the Rhine, on the old gates of Cleve – Pictures of German Life in the XVIIIth and XIXth Centuries, Vol. II. by Gustav Freytag
  13. “ I love to go for drives with Cleve and Pacer, said Miss Laura, they are so steady and good. ” – Beautiful Joe by Marshall Saunders
  14. “ Courtrey, who kept close count of the favours he did for others, considered Cleve deep in his debt and paid him a niggardly wage. ” – Tharon of Lost Valley by Vingie E. Roe
  15. He had not been three days under the roof of Cleve before he felt that his happiness depended upon its fairest inmate. ” – The Young Duke by Benjamin Disraeli
  16. One day when he was in Cleve he walked the streets at night all alone. ” – The Goose Man by Jacob Wassermann
  17. “ I followed the track on the side of the hill, from the farm- yard, where the sledd- marks are- for we have no wheels upon Exmoor yet, nor ever shall, I suppose; though a dunder- headed man tried it last winter, and broke his axle piteously, and was nigh to break his neck- and after that I went all along on the ridge of the rabbit- cleve with the brook running thin in the bottom; and then down to the Lynn stream and leaped it, and so up the hill and the moor beyond. ” – Lorna Doone, A Romance of Exmoor by R. D. Blackmore
  18. “ " There it is, sir," Cleve reported, after some ten minutes of manipulation, and the vast structure of the miniature world flashed into being upon his plate. ” – Triplanetary by Edward Elmer Smith
  19. The Journey of Fray Marcos de Niza, by Cleve Hallenbeck, with illustrations and decorations by Jose Cisneros, is one of the most beautiful books in format published in America. ” – Guide to Life and Literature of the Southwest by J. Frank Dobie

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