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cleaver

noun cleav·er \ˈklē-vər\

: a heavy knife with a wide blade used for cutting up large pieces of meat

Full Definition of CLEAVER

1
:  one that cleaves; especially :  a butcher's implement for cutting animal carcasses into joints or pieces
2
:  a prehistoric stone tool having a sharp edge at one end
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First Known Use of CLEAVER

15th century

Rhymes with CLEAVER

CLEAVER Defined for Kids

cleaver

noun cleav·er \ˈklē-vər\

Definition of CLEAVER for Kids

:  a heavy knife used for cutting up meat

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