Lexicographical Neighbors of Sleever
Literary usage of Sleever
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Cry of the Poor: Being the True and Faithful Account of a Three Months by Robert Harborough Sherard (1901)
"Here, again, the " sleever " was indicated in no merciful terms. Now the " sleever" is a local term for a certain measure of beer, ..."
2. Publications by English Dialect Society (1884)
"Slive (pronounced sleeve ; gl. sleev), to split, &c. They stive the wood for the fires, &c. Sliver (pronounced sleever; gl. ..."
3. President Wilson's State Papers and Addresses by Woodrow Wilson (1918)
"They are afraid the youngsters may have something up their sleever. ... My friends, what I particularly want you to observe is this, that politics in this ..."
4. An American in the Making: The Life Story of an Immigrant by Marcus Eli Ravage (1917)
"It was my third year at the trade and I was now an expert sleever. I was employed at the very best line; I was turning out forty and often fifty dozen a day ..."
5. An American in the Making: The Life Story of an Immigrant by Marcus Eli Ravage (1917)
"I was to be a sleever; and sleeving, it appeared, was as much as any one man could desire, for it involved a whole chain of skilful and delicate operations. ..."