Definition of Deeve

1. deave [v DEEVED, DEEVING, DEEVES] - See also: deave



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Deeve

deerweeds
deeryard
deeryards
dees
deescalate
deescalated
deescalates
deescalating
deescalation
deescalations
deesis
deess
deet
deets
deev
deeve (current term)
deeved
deeves
deevil
deeving
deevs
deewan
deewans
deexcitation
deexcitations
deexcite
deexcited
def
def caries index
deface

Literary usage of Deeve

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1. The Asiatic Journal and Monthly Miscellany (1819)
"To him he gave quarter; and asking him various questions, told the deeve that he had ... The deeve promised, to obey the commands of the hero ; and he then ..."

2. Journey to the North of India: Overland from England, Through Russia, Persia by Arthur Conolly (1838)
"A deeve is vulgarly considered to differ from a gin in respect of his being of somewhat grosser fabric, but, strictly speaking, I believe they are creatures ..."

3. The Asiatic Journal and Monthly Register for British India and Its Dependencies (1819)
"J<ow it is said, that a certain deeve, ... to the place where the Persian monarch was confined, and to the habitation of the deeve SeW. ..."

4. Nine Specimens of English Dialects by Walter William ed Skeat (1896)
"... i°5- Dawdle, t. to trifle, to loiter, 101. [Ded, pt. ». did, 16.] deeve, ad. rotten. Ex. 'A deeve nit' [deaf nut], 52. Dere, tja. to hurry, to frighten. ..."

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