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shiv

noun

  1. A knife, esp a clasp knife or similar weapon: She gets this anonymous letter sticking the shiv in my back/ The big knife called the chib
  2. A razor; anything with a sharp cutting edge

verb

: being shivved by Johnny Mizzoo

[1912+; fr Romany chiv, ''blade,'' by way of British underworld slang]

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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