Definition of cleaved:
- "The Trespasser", D.H. Lawrence.
- "The Thing from the Lake", Eleanor M. Ingram.
And she had obeyed; no scissors, the most relentless things in nature when in Grizel's hand, had ever cleaved their way through that snowy expanse; never a stitch had she put into her linen except with her eyes, which became horribly like needles as she looked at it.- "Tommy and Grizel", J.M. Barrie.