to make deaf; deafen.
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How to use deave in a sentence
Mr. deave, being informed of the circumstance, thought so too, but offered to buy one of the tickets.
His foreman took them out of his pocket and gave Mr. deave his choice.
For guid sake, Tammie, haud your tongue; dinna deave the ladies.Merkland | Mrs. Oliphant
Mr. deave, however, said he would make no choice, and bought the one offered to him.
And as for that glorious Katrine, I'll deave her ears with your name!Katrine | Elinor Macartney Lane
British Dictionary definitions for deave
to bewilder or weary (a person) with noise
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