chivvy chevy British
verb chivies, chivying, chivied, chivvies, chivvying, chivvied, chevies, chevying or chevied
noun plural chivies, chivvies or chevies
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Example sentences from the Web for chivy
I should like to have seen one of 'em outside Chivy Wood to-day.
They are not in a hurry, nor "chivy" over their work either; the tides rise and fall slowly, and they work in correspondence.The Open Air|Richard Jefferies
After your soda and brandy take a good chivy in the open air, and you'll be all right by dinner-time.Jorrocks' Jaunts and Jollities|Robert Smith Surtees
I let the first class off easily, but the second I chivy through a whole year.The Wife and Other Stories|Anton Chekhov
They'd 'ave nobody to chivy 'em when they come to the throne, or returned from the wars.