Clavigerous
Clavigerous Cla*vig"er*ous, a. Bearing a club or a key. [1913 Webster] ||

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • clavigerous — / ijˈər əs/ adjective Club bearing • • • Main Entry: ↑clave clavigˈerous adjective Keeping keys • • • Main Entry: ↑clavis * * * claˈvigerous, a. [See prec. and ous.] …   Useful english dictionary

  • clavigerous — 1) club bearing Bearing and Carrying 2) keeping keys Bearing and Carrying …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • Bearing and Carrying — The following table is a relatively complete listing of words relating to the bearing, exuding, carrying, emitting, or containing of things by other things. Note that almost all of them end in ferous or gerous (from the Latin ferre and gerere,… …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • claviger —   n. club bearer; key keeper or caretaker.    ♦ clavigerous, a …   Dictionary of difficult words

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