Claver vs Claves - What's the difference?

claver | claves |


As nouns the difference between claver and claves

is that claver is (uk|scotland|dialect) frivolous or nonsensical talk; prattle; chatter or claver can be while claves is (musical instruments) claves are a percussion instrument, consisting of two sticks or blocks, in which one is struck against the other in order to produce a sound.

As a verb claver

is to gossip or chit-chat.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

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

    (-)
  • (Holland)

    Anagrams

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    claves

    English

    (wikipedia claves)

    Noun

    (en-plural noun)
  • (musical instruments) Claves are a percussion instrument, consisting of two sticks or blocks, in which one is struck against the other in order to produce a sound.
  • Usage notes

    One generally speaks of playing "the claves"; the singular form is seldom used.

    See also

    * rhythm sticks

    Anagrams

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