Definition of Gyves

1. Noun. (plural of gyve) ¹



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Definition of Gyves

1. gyve [v] - See also: gyve

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gyves

gyrus supramarginalis
gyrus temporalis inferior
gyrus temporalis medius
gyrus temporalis superior
gyruses
gyse
gyses
gyte
gytes
gytrash
gytrashes
gyttja
gyttjas
gyve
gyved
gyves (current term)
gyving
gzip
gzipped
gzipping
gzips
gâche
güira
h'lo
h'm
h-prothesis
h-ras
h-word
h-y antigen
h.q.

Literary usage of Gyves

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1. A Dictionary of Archaic and Provincial Words, Obsolete Phrases, Proverbs by James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps (1889)
"... to keep or fetter,but instancesof t in vj sense arc not very frequently to be met witi (2) To banter ; to quiz. North. gyves. Fetters. ..."

2. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"... a hole in which he could not stand upright, and never sleep, and hardly change his position: he could joke on the gyves that were ulcerating his legs. ..."

3. The Psalms of King David Paraphrased, and Turned Into English Verse by Miles Smyth (1668)
"... fill their mouths } Their hands ( for vengeance ) wield .,.. 4 two edg'd fword, to plague their foes, .' ' ' And make the people yield. In Iron gyves ..."

4. Good Words by Norman Macleod (1873)
"... by dire translation, seemed Fair Nature's self, unlovely and impure, Fetters and gyves to hold back lovely Truth, Unearthly flowers with subtlest poison ..."

5. Lucan's Pharsalia by Lucan (1722)
"Deep in a Dungeon plung'd at length he lay, Where gyves and rankling Fetters eat their way, ... gyves ..."

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