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gyve

 (jīv) Archaic
n.
A shackle or fetter, especially for the leg.
tr.v. gyved, gyv·ing, gyves
To shackle or fetter.

[From Middle English gives, gyves.]

gyve

(dʒaɪv)
vb
(tr) to shackle or fetter
n
(usually plural) fetters
[C13: of unknown origin]

gyve

(dʒaɪv)

n., v. gyved, gyv•ing. Archaic. n.
1. a shackle.
v.t.
2. to shackle.
[1175–1225; Middle English give, of obscure orig.]

gyve


Past participle: gyved
Gerund: gyving

Imperative
gyve
gyve
Present
I gyve
you gyve
he/she/it gyves
we gyve
you gyve
they gyve
Preterite
I gyved
you gyved
he/she/it gyved
we gyved
you gyved
they gyved
Present Continuous
I am gyving
you are gyving
he/she/it is gyving
we are gyving
you are gyving
they are gyving
Present Perfect
I have gyved
you have gyved
he/she/it has gyved
we have gyved
you have gyved
they have gyved
Past Continuous
I was gyving
you were gyving
he/she/it was gyving
we were gyving
you were gyving
they were gyving
Past Perfect
I had gyved
you had gyved
he/she/it had gyved
we had gyved
you had gyved
they had gyved
Future
I will gyve
you will gyve
he/she/it will gyve
we will gyve
you will gyve
they will gyve
Future Perfect
I will have gyved
you will have gyved
he/she/it will have gyved
we will have gyved
you will have gyved
they will have gyved
Future Continuous
I will be gyving
you will be gyving
he/she/it will be gyving
we will be gyving
you will be gyving
they will be gyving
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been gyving
you have been gyving
he/she/it has been gyving
we have been gyving
you have been gyving
they have been gyving
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been gyving
you will have been gyving
he/she/it will have been gyving
we will have been gyving
you will have been gyving
they will have been gyving
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been gyving
you had been gyving
he/she/it had been gyving
we had been gyving
you had been gyving
they had been gyving
Conditional
I would gyve
you would gyve
he/she/it would gyve
we would gyve
you would gyve
they would gyve
Past Conditional
I would have gyved
you would have gyved
he/she/it would have gyved
we would have gyved
you would have gyved
they would have gyved
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gyve

noun
Archaic. Something that physically confines the legs or arms:
bond, chain (used in plural), fetter, handcuff (often used in plural), hobble, iron (used in plural), manacle, restraint, shackle.
References in classic literature ?
If among the huge list of thy debtors, thou wilt, for my sake, spare the gyves and the dungeon to some unhappy Christian who stands in thy danger, I shall hold this morning's service to thee well bestowed.
It remained for another great passion, perhaps the greatest of my life, to fuse these gyves in which I was trying so hard to dance, and free me forever from the bonds which I had spent so much time and trouble to involve myself in.
Furthermore of the same metals they make great chains and fetters and gyves, wherein they tie their bondmen.
But when the Ambassadors had been there a day or two, and saw so great abundance of gold so lightly esteemed, yea, in no less reproach than it was with them in honour; and, besides that, more gold in the chains and gyves of one fugitive bondman, than all the costly ornaments of their three was worth; then began a-bate their courage, and for very shame laid away all that gorgeous array whereof they were so proud; and especially when they had talked familiarly with the Utopians, and had learned all their fashions and opinions.
All I ask is that we are allowed to get out of this without gyves upon our wrists
Andrew Gyves as Senior Director of National Accounts
Ronald is being supported in his endeavours by matron of the critical care unit Helen Gyves.
Latin America Master Licensee Alejandro de Gyves was one of those honored with the induction.
Former Palmdale Superintendent Jack Gyves came up with the idea of forming a consortium of districts to help develop sustainable fundraising to supplement money from the state.
The Jailer's Daughter continues this image in her soliloquies, after she lets Palamon escape from prison, remembering his "iron bracelets" and worrying lest "the jingling of his gyves / Might call fell things to listen" (3.