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- verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of
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‘Ye may swear that,’ replied the provost — ‘as black a Jacobite as the auld leaven can make him; but a sonsy, merry companion, that none of us think it worth while to break wi’ for all his brags and his clavers.
And this mad quean, after cracking like a pen-gun, and skirling like a pea-hen for the haill night, behoves just to hae hadden her tongue when her clavers might have dune some gude!
I cheated the leddy for your clavers, but I wasna gaun to cheat my joe.
Old Mortality 2004
"You are both reformers: he gained his point by clavers; you attempt to gain yours by knocks."
Stories of the Border Marches Jeanie Lang
I'll warrant you do not know anything of that, but it's the clavers of the
"Cut clavers and tell me what ails your mistress!"
Doom Castle Neil Munro
It's sheer nonsense to tell such idle clavers about me.
A Daughter of Raasay A Tale of the '45 William MacLeod Raine 1912
It came nearer and nearer, and everyone stopped their clavers  and began to look down the road.
Tales From Scottish Ballads Elizabeth Wilson Grierson 1908
He clavers them over with flattery as the snake clavers the rabbit.
American Notes Rudyard Kipling 1900
We are auld neighbours, an we were nae 'kin --- and my gude-dame's fain to see you --- she clavers about your father that was killed lang syne.' '
The Black Dwarf 1898