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Definition of "cleane" [cleane]

  • Obsolete spelling of clean. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "cleane" in a sentence
  • "Lordship that they have allwayes good bred and Good wine, good beef and mouton, thrice a week good capons and good fish, constantly two dishes of fruit and a Good piece of cheese; all kind of cleane linnen twice and thrice a week and a constant fire in their chamber wherein they have a good bed for them, and another for their men. "["
  • "Siding with Wilson as the controversy gained momentum, a Cambridge University classicist, Sir John Cheke, was equally repulsed by the recent developments: “I am of this opinion that our own tung should be written cleane and pure, unmixt and unmangeled with borowing of other tunges.”"
  • "Let me reminf you it was the progressives that cleane up the slums wrought by the robber barons, it was the Progreessive that stopped child labor, and it was the progressives that got you an 8 hour work day."