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shiv

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shiv  (shĭv)
n. Slang
A knife, razor, or other sharp or pointed implement, especially one used as a weapon.

[Probably Romany chiv, blade.]

shiv (ʃɪv)

n. Slang.
a knife, esp. a switchblade.
[1910–15; appar. alter. of earlier chiv(e) < Romany]
Thesaurus Legend:  Synonyms Related Words Antonyms
Noun1.shiv - a knife used as a weapon
knife - a weapon with a handle and blade with a sharp point


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The new elephants strained at their ropes, and squealed and trumpeted from time to time, and he could hear his mother in the camp hut putting his small brother to sleep with an old, old song about the great God Shiv, who once told all the animals what they should eat.
 
 
 

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