Definition of Deaving
1. deave [v] - See also: deave
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Deaving
Literary usage of Deaving
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Shetland and the Shetlanders: Or, The Northern Circuit by Catherine Sinclair (1840)
"... Sir, except when I was young, that we had one Knox deaving us wi' his clovers, ... deaving us wi' his knocks!" In the most romantic part of our drive, ..."
2. The Journal of Sir Walter Scott: From the Original Manuscript at Abbotsford by Walter Scott (1891)
"Indeed," said she, " I think one of the most remarkable is, that when I entered the world there was one Knox deaving us a' with his flavors, and now that I ..."
3. Old Mortality by Walter SCOTT (1895)
"When I was entering life, there was ane Knox deaving us a' wi' his clovers, and now I am ganging out, there is ane Claver'se ..."