Clean-cut to Cleat
(Clean"-cut`) a. See Clear-cut.
(Clean"er) n. One who, or that which, cleans.
1. The act of making clean.
2. The afterbirth of cows, ewes, etc. Gardner.
(Clean"li*ly) adv. In a cleanly manner.
(Clean"-limbed`) a. With well-proportioned, unblemished limbs; as, a clean-limbed young
(Clean"li*ness) n. [From Cleanly.] State of being cleanly; neatness of person or dress.
Cleanliness from head to heel.
(Clean"ly) a. [Compar. Cleanlier ; superl. Cleanliest.] [From Clean.]
1. Habitually clean; pure; innocent. "Cleanly joys." Glanvill.
Some plain but cleanly country maid.
Displays her cleanly platter on the board.
2. Cleansing; fitted to remove moisture; dirt, etc. [Obs.] "With cleanly powder dry their hair." Prior.
3. Adroit; skillful; dexterous; artful. [Obs.]
Through his fine handling and his cleanly play.
1. In a clean manner; neatly.
He was very cleanly dressed.
2. Innocently; without stain. Shak.
3. Adroitly; dexterously. Middleton.
(Clean"ness), n. [AS. clnnes. See Clean.]
1. The state or quality of being clean.
2. Purity of life or language; freedom from licentious courses. Chaucer.
(Cleans"a*ble) a. Capable of being cleansed. Sherwood.
(Cleanse) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Cleansed (klenzd); p. pr. & vb. n. Cleansing.] [AS. cl&aemacrnsian,
fr. cl&aemacrne clean. See Clean.] To render clean; to free from fith, pollution, infection, guilt, etc.; to