clevis

noun
clev·​is | \ ˈkle-vəs How to pronounce clevis (audio) \

Definition of clevis

First Known Use of clevis

1592, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for clevis

earlier clevi, perhaps of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse kljufa to split — more at cleave

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The first known use of clevis was in 1592

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