Definition of Stiving
1. stive [v] - See also: stive
Lexicographical Neighbors of Stiving
stiving (current term)
Literary usage of Stiving
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. County of Williams, Ohio, Historical and Biographical: With an Outline by Weston Arthur Goodspeed, Charles Blanchard (1882)
"October 22, 1874, he married Sarah A. stiving, who is a native of Richland County, Ohio, a daughter of Philip and Leah (Dohm) ..."
2. George Eliot's Works by George Eliot (1894)
"One can get rid of a few hours every day in that way instead of stiving in a damnable hotel." Here was a prospect which held hope in ..."
3. Publications by English Dialect Society (1875)
"... and till, to stilt (Skeat). (2) A breadth across a field which a labourer would take for reaping, &e. stiving, part. Close, stifling (Hall. ..."
4. American Annals of the Deaf by Conference of Executives of American Schools for the Deaf (1909)
"Kiesel very much enjoy«! telling this little story. Thus his stiving grace of humor lifted him over what might ..."