Definition of Slieves

1. slieve [n] - See also: slieve

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Slieves

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slidingly
slidings
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slieve
slieves (current term)
sligh
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slighting
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slightish
slightly

Literary usage of Slieves

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Publications by Shakespeare Society (Great Britain) (1849)
"[This is the earliest mention in the Register of the celebrated ballad of " Green slieves" spoken of twice by Shakespeare in his "Merry Wives of Windsor," ..."

2. Extracts from the Registers of the Stationers' Company: Of Works Entered for by Stationers' Company (London, England), John Payne Collier (1849)
"[It is long since we met with any moralization, specifically so called, of a ballad, but " Green slieves" became so popular, that it challenged conversion ..."

3. Extracts from the Registers of the Stationers' Company: Of Works Entered for by Stationers' Company (London, England), John Payne Collier (1849)
"[This is the earliest mention in the Register of the celebrated ballad of " Green slieves" spoken of twice by Shakespeare in his "Merry Wives of Windsor," ..."

4. Extracts from the Registers of the Stationers' Company: From 1557 to 1587 by Stationers' Company (London, England), John Payne Collier (1853)
"... Jones originally printed "Green slieves" in the autumn of 1580, and he was also the printer of the " Handfull of Pleasant Delights:" it is there ..."

5. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1858)
"... nay, I believe, actually enamoured of their " Kills," and their " Knocks," their " slieves," their " Duns," their " Raths," 4,heir ..."

6. The Quarterly Review by William Gifford, George Walter Prothero, John Gibson Lockhart, John Murray, Whitwell Elwin, John Taylor Coleridge, Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, William Macpherson, William Smith (1887)
"It is to be observed, also, that the occupation of the Black Sea slieves Turkey from all apprehension of attack except on the Armenian frontier. ..."

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