shiv

shiv "a razor," 1915, variant of chive, thieves' cant word for "knife" (1670s), of unknown origin.

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  • Shiv — Un shiv (mot d origine roumaine : chiv) est un terme d argot (américain) désignant tout objet tranchant ou pointu utilisé comme un couteau. Les couteaux et poignards sont eux mêmes compris dans la famille des shiv . En pratique, ce terme est …   Wikipédia en Français

  • shiv|ah — shiv|a or shiv|ah «SHIHV uh», noun, plural shiv|as, shiv|ahs. Judaism. the initial seven days of mourning for a parent, brother, sister, husband, or wife, beginning immediately after burial. ╂[< Hebrew shib ah seven] Shi|va «SHEE vuh», noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • shiv|a — or shiv|ah «SHIHV uh», noun, plural shiv|as, shiv|ahs. Judaism. the initial seven days of mourning for a parent, brother, sister, husband, or wife, beginning immediately after burial. ╂[< Hebrew shib ah seven] Shi|va «SHEE vuh», noun. = Siva.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • shiv — [shiv] n. [earlier chiv, prob. < Romany chiv, blade] Slang a knife, esp. one used as a weapon …   English World dictionary

  • shiv|er|y — shiv|er|y1 «SHIHV uhr ee, SHIHV ree», adjective. 1. quivering from or as if from cold, fear, or excitement; shivering: »Shivery, we had another drink; climbed into the car, and moved on (Atlantic). 2. inclined to shiver, especially from cold: » …   Useful english dictionary

  • Shiv'ah — (שבעה hebreo para siete ) es el nombre del período de duelo observado dentro del judaísmo, para los primeros siete grados de parentesco: padre, madre, hijo, hija, hermano, hermana, o esposa; abuelos y nietos no se incluyen. En el entierro del… …   Wikipedia Español

  • shiv — /shiv/, n. Slang. a knife, esp. a switchblade. [1665 75; perh. alter. of chiv blade < Romany] * * * …   Universalium

  • Shiv'ah — v · deuil dans le judaïsme Les temps du deuil Aninout • Avelout • Shiv ah • Sheloshim • …   Wikipédia en Français

  • shiv — di·shiv·er; shiv·er·eens; shiv·er·er; shiv·er·ing·ly; shiv·er·some; shiv·wits; shiv; shiv·a·ree; shiv·er; shiv·ery; shiv·ey; …   English syllables

  • Shiv — The word Shiv or shiv may refer to: *Shiva, a Hindu god, and sometimes used as a Hindu man s name *Shiv (weapon), a type of sharp weapon *A fictional location in Magic: The Gathering, see Dominaria *Shiv, the woody waste material from flax and… …   Wikipedia

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