clove

Definition

  • noun: any one of the small sections that are part of a large head of garlic
  • noun: one of the small bulbs (as in garlic) developed in the axils of the scales of a large bulb
  • past tense of 'cleave'
  • synonyms: cleft, gap, ravine

Examples

  • a garlic 'clove' = a 'clove' of garlic

  • two teaspoons of ground 'cloves'

  • Add four whole 'cloves'.

Movie clips

Movie quotes

  • (..) Bye. -Bye Birdy! Bye Shelly! Why does that cigarette look so weird? Like, not like a cigarette? 'Cause it's a clove. Lick your lips. That's why they're sweet. Your mom is really sad you weren't here tonight for thanksgiving. Yeah, well... she hates me. (..)
    2017 Lady Bird
  • (..) I failed. I... I killed them. I killed Finnick. I'm sorry, Pollux. I'm so sorry. Glimmer, marvel, mags, clove, wiress, rue. What do all those deaths mean? They mean that our lives were never ours. There was no real life because we didn't (..)
    2015 The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2
  • (..) his slaves for him. I'm not his slave. I am. That's why I killed Cato. And he killed thresh. And thresh killed clove. It just goes around and around. And who wins? Always snow. I am done being a piece in his game. (..)
    2015 The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2