Definition of cleft:
- A disease in horses; a crack on the band of the pastern.
- A piece made by splitting; as, a cleft of wood.
- A space or opening made by splitting; a crack; a crevice; as, the cleft of a rock.
- Divided; split; partly divided or split.
- imp. & p. p. from Cleave.
- Incised nearly to the midrib; as, a cleft leaf.
- of Cleave
quip, crack, whirl, chap, offer, bisulcate, fling, snap, pass, wisecrack, dissected, shot, fissure, crevice, cracking, cloven, sally, compound, crack cocaine, open, cleavage, divided, torn, tornado, fracture, cranny, go, scissure.
- dissociated (part of speech: verb)
- notch (part of speech: noun)
- gap (part of speech: noun)
Right ahead of you a cleft opens- that's the pass to Fez- a troublesome place, by the way, for Barbary Jews, since the Z'mur tribe has a way of taking toll in that narrow pass," Benoliel explained with a smile, and seemed to become once more aware of Cynthia's presence.- "The Turnstile", A. E. W. (Alfred Edward Woodley) Mason.
- "The Lost Valley", J. M. Walsh.
- "The Heart of the Range", William Patterson White.