- to make deaf; deafen.
Origin of deave
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Historical Examples of deave
His foreman took them out of his pocket and gave Mr. Deave his choice.
And as for that glorious Katrine, I'll deave her ears with your name!Katrine
Elinor Macartney Lane
Mr. Deave, however, said he would make no choice, and bought the one offered to him.
Mr. Deave, being informed of the circumstance, thought so too, but offered to buy one of the tickets.
- to deafen
- to bewilder or weary (a person) with noise