verb (used with or without object), noun New England, Midland, and Southern U.S. Dialect.
Examples from the Web for kiver
And yet, as I tell you, I believe in the Book from kiver to kiver.The Jucklins|Opie Read
And that you had slept on the ground with only the sky for a kiver?
The hay is eenamost gone, and by-an-by there won't be enough left to kiver 'em with.Silent Struggles|Ann S. Stephens
Kiver, kive, keever, a large vessel for fermenting liquors; a mashing tub.The Closet of Sir Kenelm Digby Knight Opened|Kenelm Digby
Shure and its all head and no tail, with niver a feather to kiver its nakedness.