Crossword clues for delved
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Delve \Delve\v. t. [imp. & p. p. Delved; p. pr. & vb. n. Delving.] [AS. delfan to dig; akin to OS. bidelban to bury, D. delven to dig, MHG. telben, and possibly to E. dale. Cf. Delf a mine.]
To dig; to open (the ground) as with a spade.
Delve of convenient depth your thrashing floor.
To dig into; to penetrate; to trace out; to fathom.
I can not delve him to the root.
vb. (en-past of: delve)
Usage examples of "delved".
There he delved anew his vast vaults and dungeons, and above their gates he reared the threefold peaks of Thangorodrim, and a great reek of dark smoke was ever wreathed about them.
Far to the east were the most ancient dwellings of the Naugrim, but they had delved for themselves great halls and mansions, after the manner of their kind, in the eastern side of Ered Luin.
Therefore the Naugrim laboured long and gladly for Thingol, and devised for him mansions after the fashion of their people, delved deep in the earth.
But there was a deep way under the mountains delved in the darkness of the world by waters that flowed out to join the streams of Sirion.
Greedy for wealth they have delved in the earth for its secrets and have stirred to wrath the things that dwell beneath it, as they have ever done and ever shall.
He covered her, his mouth taking hers with hard, deep kisses, while his hands delved under her skirt and peeled away her underwear.
His hand delved inside her bodice and cupped her naked breast, his thumb rubbing over the sensitive nipple and sending heated sparks racing along her nerves.
His fingers delved into her hair, while his thumb stroked the velvety texture of her cheek.
Her legs relaxed, and one finger delved between her soft folds, lightly stroking the ultra-sensitive flesh he found.
Once again his fingers delved between the soft feminine folds and found her moist and swollen, aching for his touch.
She barely had time to catch her breath before his tongue delved into her painfully sensitive flesh with a lightning bolt of sheer sensation that made her cry out.
He delved his hands under her shirt and closed them over her breasts, his palms hot and rough against her tightened nipples.
One entrance only was there made in it, a great arch delved in the southern wall.
I do not doubt that there were deep ways delved under Orthanc, and that Saruman hopes to go and come unmarked, before long.
The hollow in which they had taken refuge was delved in the side of a low hill, at some little height above a long trenchlike valley that lay between it and the outer buttresses of the mountains.