Definition of Kniving
1. knive [v] - See also: knive
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Literary usage of Kniving
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Punch by Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Francis Cowley Burnand, Owen Seaman (1874)
"ROWLAND) ; there are Secret Police and a Minister of Police with "archives|" there are abductions, a kniving, threatenings, bully- ings, fainting, waitings, ..."
2. The Reds of the Midi: an episode of the French revolution; tr. from the by Félix Gras (1896)
"It was after midnight when I entered the village ; yet the streets were full of people and all the houses were alight. The kniving of the four Liberals had ..."
3. Explorations of the Highlands of the Brazil: With a Full Account of the Gold by Richard Francis Burton (1869)
"Affectionate acquaintances bade us sad adieux, prognosticating every misery from tick-bites to kniving. What Dr. Couto calls the " old system of terrors ..."
4. The United States Democratic Review by Conrad Swackhamer (1852)
"... victims of the American war, to hire alike the ruffian Hesse-Cassel man, and the kniving Indi an; to war on the Cape, on India, on Ireland, on China; ..."
5. My Diary in America in the Midst of War by George Augustus Sala (1865)
"We hear so much at home about gouging and bowie-kniving, "free fights," and " difficulties," that we come to the States prepared to find violence and ..."
6. Official Catalogue of the British Section by Great Britain (1876)
"Leather finishing machines: One stoning machine; one kniving machine. (885) Hooper, Cleeve, Junior, Leather, Hide, Cl. 652, and Bark Factor, 6,7, & 8, ..."