/ (ˈsaɪvər) /
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a street drain or the grating over it
a street gutter
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Word Origin for syver
C17: of uncertain origin
Words nearby syver
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How to use syver in a sentence
As I held out the coin on the palm of my hand he struck it up with an oath and it rolled into the syver.The Shoes of Fortune|Neil Munro
Rumbling Syver, a drain filled with stones thrown loosely together, S.An Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language|John Jamieson