Definition of cleft :
1. A disease in horses; a crack on the band of the pastern.
2. A piece made by splitting; as, a cleft of wood.
3. A space or opening made by splitting; a crack; a crevice; as, the cleft of a rock.
4. Divided; split; partly divided or split.
5. imp. & p. p. from Cleave.
6. Incised nearly to the midrib; as, a cleft leaf.
7. of Cleave
pass, wisecrack, scissure, compound, open, offer, fling, tornado, fissure, chap, cleavage, sally, whirl, quip, cracking, bisulcate, fracture, dissected, snap, go, shot, torn, cranny, crack cocaine, cloven
dissociated (part of speech: verb)
dismantled, partitioned, excised, alienated, disengaged, halved, detached, divided, disjoined, fragmented, ruptured, disunited, separated, rent, broken, insulated, dissociated, parted, broke, sundered, split, segregated, uncoupled, divorced, disassociated, cleaved, disconnected, severed
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.
- " I think you've got me in a cleft stick," Cumshaw said a trifle ruefully. - "The Lost Valley", J. M. Walsh.
- But when he stopped and she opened her eyes, she discovered that the horse was standing on the other side of the cleft. - "The Heart of the Range", William Patterson White.