shiv

[ shiv ]
/ ʃɪv /

noun Slang.

a knife, especially a switchblade.

Origin of shiv

1665–75; perhaps alteration of chiv blade < Romany
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British Dictionary definitions for shiv

shiv
/ (ʃɪv) /

noun

a variant spelling of chiv
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