Claver

Claver
Claver m
Catholic name given in honour of the Catalan saint Pere Claver (1581–1654), a Jesuit who worked among Black slaves in Central America. He was canonized in 1888. His surname is a Catalan occupational name for a locksmith.

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  • Claver — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Francisco Claver (1929–2010), römisch katholischer Bischof auf den Philippinen Petrus Claver (1580–1654), spanischer Jesuit, Missionar und Priester Víctor Claver (* 1988), spanischer Basketballspieler… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • claver — ● claver verbe transitif (latin clavis, clé) Construire à claveaux ; mettre en place la clef d un organe fait de claveaux. Mettre en serrage un soutènement ou un remblai contre le toit. ⇒CLAVER, verbe. A. Région. (Provence). Fermer à clef. Rem.… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Claver — may mean: * Saint Peter Claver, a Spanish Jesuit, and the patron saint of slaves, of Colombia and of African Americans. * Claver, a 4th class municipality in the province of Surigao del Norte, Philippines …   Wikipedia

  • Claver — Clav er, n. [Obs.] See {Clover}. Holland. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Claver — Clav er, n. Frivolous or nonsensical talk; prattle; chattering. [Scot. & North of Eng.] [1913 Webster] Emmy found herself entirely at a loss in the midst of their clavers. Thackeray. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • claver — [klā′vər] vi. [Scot, prob. < or akin to Gael clabaire, babbler] Scot. to indulge in idle talk; gossip n. Scot. gossip; chatter …   English World dictionary

  • Claver — Clavẹr,   Petrus, spanischer Jesuit und Patron der Mission unter den Negersklaven in Lateinamerika, * Verdú (Katalonien) 1581, ✝ Cartagena (Kolumbien) 8. 9. 1654; seit 1604 Jesuit, widmete sich der Linderung des Elends der Sklaven afrikanischer… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Claver — Original name in latin Claver Name in other language Calver, Claver State code PH Continent/City Asia/Manila longitude 9.5725 latitude 125.73306 altitude 8 Population 5906 Date 2011 07 31 …   Cities with a population over 1000 database

  • claver — intransitive verb Etymology: origin unknown Date: circa 1605 chiefly Scottish prate, gossip • claver noun, chiefly Scottish …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Claver, Surigao del Norte — Claver redirects here. For the saint, see Peter Claver. Claver is a 2nd class municipality in the province of Surigao del Norte, Philippines. It is bounded to the north by the Pacific Ocean, to the west by the municipality of Gigaquit, and to the …   Wikipedia

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