Deev

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Deev (Hind. & Pers. Myth) See Dev.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n deev Same as dev.
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Usage

In literature:

Joe Deeves never did nothin', never warbled once, an' jes' because his stomach was out of order, Manchester ups an' plugs him.
"Lost Face" by Jack London
Besides the angels there are creatures, partly human and partly spiritual, called Genii, Peris (or fairies) and Deev (or giants).
"The Interdependence of Literature" by Georgina Pell Curtis
I killed the sma' ane dead enough; but the auld one, she lets a roar that amaist deeved me, and at me she comes like a tiger.
"Natural History of the Mammalia of India and Ceylon" by Robert A. Sterndale
On the sixth day they saw in the distance the city of Mazenderan, near which the Deev-e-Seffeed resided.
"Folk-Lore and Legends: Oriental" by Charles John Tibbitts
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In news:

I felt confident in my pronunciation (ON-deev) of the pale-colored leaves that are a member of the chicory family.
Runners at 2nd and 3rd for Olivia Deeves and she ropes one down the line.
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