Origin of chiv
Examples from the Web for chiv
A knife is also called a chiv by the lowest class all over England.
To chiv in English Gipsy means as much and more than to fix in America, in fact, it is applied to almost any kind of action.
Harry poured half a can of oil upon the bearings of the chiv wheel with almost loving tenderness.The Cross-Cut|Courtney Ryley Cooper
Chiv, my dear fellow, go out and see what sort of a night it is.'Life And Adventures Of Martin Chuzzlewit|Charles Dickens
Chival′ric, Chiv′alrous, pertaining to chivalry: bold: gallant.