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clowe

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Middle EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old French clou de girofle, from Latin clāvus.

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /klɔu̯/, /klɔː/, /klɔːv/

NounEdit

clowe (plural clowes)

  1. (usually in the plural) A clove (bud of the tree Syzygium aromaticum)
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Etymology 2Edit

Inherited from Old English clufu, clofu; compare cleven.

NounEdit

clowe

  1. Alternative form of clove

Etymology 3Edit

Inherited from Old English clīwen.

NounEdit

clowe

  1. Alternative form of clewe

Etymology 4Edit

Inherited from Old English clawan.

VerbEdit

clowe

  1. Alternative form of clawen

Etymology 5Edit

Inherited from Old English clawu.

NounEdit

clowe

  1. Alternative form of clawe