cleavers cleavers


  • (n) annual having the stem beset with curved prickles; North America and Europe and Asia



  1. "When you read about a meatpacking plant hiring 13-year-olds, 14-year-olds, that is some of the most dangerous, difficult work there is. They have kids in there wielding buzz saws and cleavers. It's ridiculous. And the only reason they are hiring...
    on Aug 26, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: Fremont Tribune

  2. "This is not a competition where the question is, 'Okay, we have this child to be adopted, should we auction the child off to Boy George or does he go to live with the Cleavers and Wally and the Beaver?'" said Frank, who is Jewish. "The fact...
    on Mar 13, 2006 By: Barney Frank Source: Boston Globe (registration)

  3. "It's going to be a total showdown," Conway predicts. "Heads down, bums up, and cleavers clacking."
    on Apr 29, 2008 By: Deborah Conway Source: The Age

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