"chive" Definition

  1. or CHIVEY, a shout, a halloo, or cheer; loud tongued. Probably from CHEVY-CHASE, a boy’s game, in which the word CHEVY is bawled aloud. Dickens uses the word CHIVEY in _Bleak House_ rather freely, but there it is from the other phase of CHEVY-CHASE which follows.
  2. a knife; also used as a verb, to knife. In all these cases the word is pronounced as though written CHIV or CHIVVY.

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Position in the dictionary: 619 of 4022 slang words.
Next words in the dictionary: chive-fencer, chivey, choakee, chock-full, choke off, choker, chonkeys, choops, chootah, chop
Previous words in the dictionary: chivalry, chitterlings, chit, chisel, chirp, chips, chip of the old block, chink, chin-wag, chin-chin

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