cleft stick

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cleft stick

    Turkish pronunciation

    kleft stîk

    Pronunciation

    /ˈkleft ˈstək/ /ˈklɛft ˈstɪk/

    Etymology

    (verb.) before 12th century. Middle English cleven, from Old English clEofan; akin to Old Norse kljufa to split, Latin glubere to peel, Greek glyphein to carve.

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