• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Shive A slice; as, a shive of bread.
    • Shive A thin piece or fragment; specifically, one of the scales or pieces of the woody part of flax removed by the operation of breaking.
    • Shive A thin, flat cork used for stopping a wide-mouthed bottle; also, a thin wooden bung for casks.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n shive A thin piece cut off; a slice: as, a shive of bread.
    • n shive A splinter: same as shiver, 2.
    • n shive A cork stopper large in diameter in proportion to its length, as the flat cork of a jar or wide-mouthed bottle.
    • n shive A small iron wedge for fastening the bolt of a window-shutter.
    • n shive A fragment of the rind or outer bark of flax, hemp, etc.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Shive shīv (Shak.) a slice, as of bread: a small bung for closing a wide-mouthed bottle.
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
See Sheave (n.)
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Scand., Ice. skífa, a slice; Dut. schijf, Ger. scheibe.


In literature:

The way 'e'd shive yer were sutthin' to see.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 101, September 26, 1891" by Various
Marry, I spoilt their catterwauling: I've cut a rare shive!
"Traditions of Lancashire, Volume 1 (of 2)" by John Roby
Start, in company with brethren Kurtz and Shively, for Botetourt County, Virginia.
"Life and Labors of Elder John Kline, the Martyr Missionary" by John Kline
Come now, another shive of mutton?
"For the Master's Sake" by Emily Sarah Holt
Shives was a good citizen who did good work at the forge, but he was utterly opposed to all creeds and churches.
"The Preacher of Cedar Mountain" by Ernest Thompson Seton
Mr. Shives was suffering from illness during the fire and was too weak to be about much.
"The Story of the Great Fire in St. John, N.B., June 20th, 1877" by George Stewart
The town included the Shively claim and a part of the McClure claim.
"The Quarterly of the Oregon Historical Society, Vol. IV" by Various

In poetry:

``My meal is a shive of the miller's loaf,
And hunger the grace that blesses:
'Tis banquet enough for a village oaf,
With a handful of fresh green cresses.
"An April Fool" by Alfred Austin

In news:

In this, the second of a two-part series on St Regis properties in Mexico City and Punta Mita in the Riviera Nayarit, Recommend contributing editor Rick Shively highlights the joys of a 2-day stay at The St Regis Punta Mita Resort.
Toms River Township Administrator Paul Shives (L) and Mayor Thomas Kelaher (Thomas Mongelli Townsquare Media NJ).
Ian Shive left his cushy marketing job to pursue photography as a platform to introduce different ideas about conservation in the US.
Shive to exchange vows with Ian A McNally.
Dunia Shive , president and CEO of Belo Corp.
Shively Police have arrested a 29-year-old Louisville man and charged him with murder after a - 10:13 am.
Shively came to Chicago from Kansas City, which as far as I know has never produced a breakout dance-music star or even a hit track.
Christopher Shively, aka Chrissy Murderbot.
Photo by Danny Davis A trio of Warriors listen up as Happy Valley coach Larry Shively dishes out instructions.
Tom Shively, he married Marilyn Sue Gerhart, and they enjoyed 61 years of marriage.
Katie Featherston, Kathryn Newton, Matt Shively, Brady Allen, Alisha Boe, Tommy Miranda.
With Katie Featherston, Kathryn Newton, and Matt Shively.
Schlossnagle, Shives will don USA uniforms.
There has been a decline in the number of injuries caused by malfunctioning products over the past 30 years, which Shively credits to the CPSC.
Winter can be brutal in Lafayette, Indiana, but Dave Shively doesn't care.

In science:

When the models involved are parametric, a special case when η does not depend on ζ under the null, that is, ζ is only present under the alternative, has been studied extensively by Andrews and Ploberger (1994); Davies (1977, 1987); King and Shively (1993), and others.
On asymptotically optimal tests under loss of identifiability in semiparametric models
Comment on variable selection and function estimation in additive nonparametric regression using data-based prior’ by Shively, Kohn and Wood.
Testing polynomial covariate effects in linear and generalized linear mixed models