Shiv vs Shie - What's the difference?

shiv | shie |


As verbs the difference between shiv and shie

is that shiv is to stab someone with a shiv while shie is (to throw).

As a noun shiv

is a knife, especially a makeshift one fashioned from something not normally used as a weapon (like a plastic spoon or a toothbrush).

shiv

English

Alternative forms

* chib, chiv * shive

Noun

(en noun)
  • A knife, especially a makeshift one fashioned from something not normally used as a weapon (like a plastic spoon or a toothbrush).
  • A particular woody by-product of processing flax or hemp.
  • (computing) A shim, i.e. a small library that transparently intercepts and modifies calls to an API, usually for compatibility purposes.
  • Verb

  • To stab someone with a shiv.
  • (by extension) To stab someone with anything not normally used as a stabbing weapon.
  • Anagrams

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    shie

    English

    Verb

  • (to throw).
  • * Jeremy Bentham
  • a sort of cock, for him, in childish wantonness, to shie at.
    (Webster 1913)