, n. [AS. clufe an ear of corn, a clove of garlic; cf. clefan to split, E. cleave.] 1. (Bot.) One of the small bulbs developed in the axils of the scales of a large bulb, as in the case of garlic.
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Developing, in the axils of its skales, new bulbs, of what gardeners call cloves.
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2. A weight. A clove of cheese is about eight pounds, of wool, about seven pounds. [Prov. Eng.] Halliwell.
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