Cleaver vs Claver - What's the difference?

cleaver | claver |


As nouns the difference between cleaver and claver

is that cleaver is cleaver while claver is (uk|scotland|dialect) frivolous or nonsensical talk; prattle; chatter or claver can be .

As a verb claver is

to gossip or chit-chat.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

cleaver

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • A squarish, heavy knife used by butchers for hacking through bones etc
  • * 1883 , (Howard Pyle), (The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood)
  • When he came to Nottingham, he entered that part of the market where butchers stood, and took up his inn in the best place he could find. Next, he opened his stall and spread his meat upon the bench, then, taking his cleaver and steel and clattering them together, he trolled aloud in merry tones:...

    claver

    English

    Etymology 1

    Noun

  • (UK, Scotland, dialect) frivolous or nonsensical talk; prattle; chatter
  • * Thackeray
  • Emmy found herself entirely at a loss in the midst of their clavers .

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • to gossip or chit-chat
  • Etymology 2

    Noun

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  • (Holland)

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