Definitions For Shive

Etymology 1

A parallel form of sheave, from a {{der, en, gem-pro, -}} base which probably existed in {{inh, en, ang, -}} (though it is not attested before the Middle English period). Cognate with {{cog, de, Scheibe}}, late {{cog, non, skífa, , slice}}, brauðskífa, , slice of bread (whence {{cog, da, skive, , disc, slice}}), {{cog, nl, schijf, , disc, slice}}.

Pronunciation

/ʃaɪv/

Noun

SHIVE (plural SHIVEs) A slice, especially of bread. : (Shakespeare) (obsolete) A sheave. A beam or plank of split wood. A flat, wide cork for plugging a large hole or closing a wide-mouthed bottle. : {{rfex, en}}

Translations

Dutch: schijf, c, snee, f, snede, f

Etymology 2

From Middle English schyfe, schyffe, from {{inh, en, gem-pro, *skibō-}}; cognate with {{cog, de, Schäbe}}, {{cog, nl, scheef}}, and {{cog, nds, Schääv}}, all ‘fragment of the woody core of flax or hemp’.{{R:nl:Philippa EWN 2009, schijf}}

Pronunciation

/ʃaɪv/

Noun

SHIVE (plural SHIVEs) A splinter or fragment of the woody core of flax or hemp broken off in brake#etymology_3, braking or scutch, scutching A plant fragment remaining in scoured wool. A piece of thread or fluff on the surface of cloth or other material. (papermaking) A dark particle or impurity in finished paper resulting from a bundle of incompletely cooked wood fibres in the pulp.

Synonyms

wood fragment of the husk of flax or hemp boon#etymology_3, boon, shove

Translations

Czech: pazdeří Dutch: scheef, f, (Belgian) leem, f French: chènevotte, f German: Schäbe, f Italian: canapule, m, lisca, f Polish: paździerze Spanish: cañamiza, f, agramiza, f Swedish: skävor Finnish: päistär

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Etymology 3

Variant of shiv.

Pronunciation

/ʃɪv/

Noun

SHIVE (plural SHIVEs) Alternate form of shiv

Etymology 4

See shiva

Pronunciation

/ˈʃɪvə/

Noun

{{en-noun, ?}} Alternative spelling of shiva

Derived terms

sit shive

Translations

shiva

Anagrams

hives

Is Shive a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Scrabble
11
Words with Friends
11

The word Shive is worth 11 points in Scrabble and 11 points in Words with Friends

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