Definition of Shives
1. Noun. (plural of shive) ¹
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Definition of Shives
1. shive [n] - See also: shive
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Shives
shiver my timbers
shives (current term)
Literary usage of Shives
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Bleaching and Related Processes as Applied to Textile Fibers and Other Materials by Joseph Merritt Matthews (1921)
"and 0.8 kg. chloride of lime; strength = 59.7 kg.; motes and shives not completely ... and I kg. kaolin; strength = 50.3 kg.; motes and shives completely ..."
2. Foot-prints, Or, Incidents in Early History of New Brunswick by Joseph Wilson Lawrence (1883)
"ROBERT shives. In 1827 Robert shives entered the Courier office, graduating in 1834. His father was a grandson of Dr. Robert Kilgour, Bishop of Aberdeen, ..."
3. Digest of Canadian Law Reports, 1901-1905 by Walter Edwin Lear (1906)
"Rex v. St. Pierre, 223. 1124. Rex v. Sabeans, 441. Rex v. Scully. 938. Rex v. Sedger, 507. Rex v. Shand, 457. Rex v. Sharp, 92, 95-6. Hex v. shives. 5UO. ..."
4. The Ohio Educational Monthly and the National Teacher: A Journal of Education by Ohio State Teachers Association (1896)
"Before I begin this discussion I want to say, that if Superintendent shives knows of any college in the state of Ohio that has ever refused to receive into ..."
5. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of the State of by Lansing, Abraham, New York (State). Supreme Court (1871)
"These shives settled into the pond of the plaintiff' creating a bar 150 feet ... Much evidence was given upon the issue, whether flax shives would sink in ..."
6. Annual Report of the Department of Inspection of Workshops, Factories and (1890)
"... evidence that the wire had become crys- talized, caused by the process of continuously bending over the shives and drums while in course of operation. ..."