Clave vs Clavie - What's the difference?

clave | clavie |

As a verb clave

is .

As a noun clavie is

a cask split in two and ceremonially burned as part of an ancient scottish custom still observed at burghead, a fishing village on the moray firth.

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Etymology 1


  • (archaic) (cleave)
  • * , Genesis, 22:3
  • And Abraham rose up early in the morning, and saddled his ass, and took two of his young men with him, and Isaac his son, and clave the wood for the burnt offering, and rose up, and went unto the place of which God had told him.
  • * , Ruth 1:14
  • And they lifted up their voice, and wept again: and Orpah kissed her mother in law; but Ruth clave unto her.
  • * {{quote-book, year=1868
  • , author=Thomas Malory , title=Le Morte D'Arthur , chapter=11 , url= , isbn= , page= , passage=Sir Launcelot put his shield afore him, and put the stroke away of the one giant, and with his sword he clave his head asunder.}}

    Etymology 2

    From (etyl) clave, from (etyl) .


    (en noun)
  • (musical instruments) One half of a set of claves, a percussion instrument consisting of two sticks, one of which is used to strike the other.
  • (music) A characteristic pattern of beats, especially the 3-2 son clave.
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    (Burning the clavie)


  • A cask split in two and ceremonially burned as part of an ancient Scottish custom still observed at Burghead, a fishing village on the Moray Firth.