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cleaver (KLEEV ur) (noun)
A heavy cutting tool with a broad blade, used by butchers for cutting up large pieces of meat: Malcom used a cleaver to reduce the amount of meat on the large leg of beef that was delivered to his butcher shop.
clever (KLEV ur) (adjective)
1. Skillful, adroit, dexterous with the hands and fingers: Even as a little boy playing with blocks, Billy was clever with his hands.
2. Quick in thinking or learning; intelligent, quick-witted, etc.: Some clever students started a business recycling old computers.

The clever butcher was able to use the cleaver very skillfully when he was preparing the meat for his customers.