Definition of Theaves
1. theave [n] - See also: theave
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Literary usage of Theaves
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Biographical Dictionary of Eminent Scotsmen by Robert Chambers (1835)
"After graduation, the subject of this memoir repaired to London, and attended the anatomical lectures of Dr Marshall of theaves Inn, who is represented to ..."
2. Analecta Scotica: Collections Illustrative of the Civil, Ecclesiastical, and by James Maidment (1834)
"The Depositions of the Witnesses underwritten, led be the Magistrates of Selkirk, anent the breaking of the theaves hole within the said burgh, ..."
3. The Records of the Burgery of Sheffield: Commonly Called the Town Trust by Sheffield (England) (1897)
"... in keeping iij theaves and carrying them into Nottinghamshire - - - - - -MS. Item, payd for the coat ol Michael Stones the wayte and for buttons ..."
4. Analecta Scotica:: Collections Illustrative of the Civil, Ecclesiastical by James Maidment (1834)
"VCHE OF THE theaves HOLE OF SELKIRK.— l*h March, 1640. The Depositions of the Witnesses underwritten, led be the Magistrates of Selkirk, anent the breaking ..."
5. British Farmer's Magazine (1872)
"Five theaves.— inw,£5, E. Webb and Sons. Ram of any age.—Prize, £5, E. Webb and Sons. nve ewe lambs. ... Five yearling wethers or theaves fit for killing. ..."
6. Journal of the Royal Agricultural Society of England by Royal Agricultural Society of England (1862)
"Only 9 pens of theaves competed in Class III. ; but, take them as a 'whole, ... The theaves which took the first prize were wonderfully'good, ..."
7. British Farmer's Magazine (1874)
"There \va.ia good entry in the classes for 20 ewes and theaves, for the former of which Mr. Thos. Wood was first, Mr. TF Cheatle second, aad Mr. R. Wyatt, ..."