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Meaning of shive

shive

Pronunciation: (shīv), [key]
— n.
  1. a sliver or fragment; splinter.
  2. a thin plug, as of wood or cork, for stopping the bunghole of a cask or the mouth of a bottle.

shive

Pronunciation: (shiv, shīv), [key]
— n.
  1. a splinter or fragment of the husk of flax, hemp, etc.
  2. boon.
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