The chive rarely forms seeds, and it is propagated by the bulbs, which grow in clusters.
"Only a prince and a chive," said the man, disgustedly, meaning my half-crown and a jack-knife.
Add one chive, one cardamon, two cloves, half a nutmeg and salt to taste.
If small, serve whole; if large, cut them in one-half inch cubes and reheat in chive Sauce.
: being shivved by Johnny Mizzoo
[1912+; fr Romany chiv, ''blade,'' by way of British underworld slang]