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Synonyms for cleaver

a butcher's knife having a large square blade

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Then, when he had finished, he clattered the steel and cleaver still more loudly, shouting lustily, "Now, who'll buy?
To be sure; to be sure," muttered the cleaver, musingly.
cried a faint voice, at which his Majesty the cleaver said:
To the music of the band, and, the bells, the marrow-bones and cleavers, all at once; and while the Chimes were yet in lusty operation out of doors; Trotty, making Meg and Richard, second couple, led off Mrs.
He had early learned that it was wise to get along well with sea-cooks, since sea-cocks were notoriously given to going suddenly lunatic and slicing and hacking up their shipmates with butcher knives and meat cleavers on the slightest remembered provocation.
Cleaver was one of only a handful of North American children's book illustrators working in collage.
Ian Chatwin, his sister Danielle Needham, Jason Lunn and Lee Prime all pleaded guilty at Warwick Crown Court to a charge of affray, with Raymond Cleaver having pleaded guilty at an earlier hearing.
We knew that once we started raising the crop, we would have a lot more power to market if we came together [in a co-op]," explains Travis Cleaver, a farmer-member of Kentucky Groundbreakers.
In-depth study on the current state of the Optical Fibre Cleaver industry.
Sean Cleaver, 21, of Gresham Street, was riding the orange offroad bike down the wrong side of Prescot Road with no licence, insurance or helmet, Liverpool Magistrates' Court heard.
LOCAL GOVERNMENT (MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS) (NI) ORDER 1985 ARTICLE 3 SCHEDULE 1 LICENSING OF PLACES OF ENTERTAINMENT NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR THE RENEWAL OF AN ENTERTAINMENT LICENCE Notice is hereby given pursuant to the provisions of paragraph 5 (3) of the above schedule that an application for the renewal of an Entertainment licence for ROBINSON & CLEAVER, CLEAVER HOUSE, DONEGALL SQUARE NORTH, BELFAST BT1 5GA, was lodged with Belfast City Council on 1st December 2014.
Description : The Cleaver Brooks methane boiler will be replaced with a new boiler to better utilize a variable range of methane gas produced by the digesters.
A man who attacked his neighbour and the neighbour's child with a meat cleaver, leaving them with permanent disabilities, has had his jail sentence reduced from five years to three.
Ladhar Leisure has spent PS700,000 turning the former Offshore 44 pub into the Hop & Cleaver - a bar and smokehouse promising meat, cask ales, cocktails and bourbon, creating 30 jobs.
A MAN found to be more than three times over the drink-drive limit and in possession of a meat cleaver has been jailed.