Skiver vs Skived - What's the difference?

skiver | skived |


As verbs the difference between skiver and skived

is that skiver is to skewer, impale while skived is (skive).

As a noun skiver

is one who uses a skive (or skives).

skiver

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • One who uses a skive (or skives).
  • A slacker.
  • (dialect) A skewer.
  • An inferior quality of leather, made of split sheepskin, tanned by immersion in sumac, and dyed, formerly used for hat linings, pocketbooks, bookbinding, etc.
  • The cutting tool or machine used in splitting leather or skins.
  • Verb

    (en verb)
  • To skewer, impale.
  • *1863 , Le Fanu,
  • [...] 'it's I that wishes I could be sure 'twas malice, I'd skiver you, heels and elbows, on my sword, and roast you alive on that fire.
  • *1887 , Thomas Hardy, The Woodlanders ,
  • I'll finish heating the oven, and set you free to go and skiver up them ducks.
    ---- ==Norwegian Bokmål==

    Noun

  • ----

    skived

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (skive)

  • skive

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The iron lap used by diamond polishers in finishing the facets of the gem.
  • * 2009 , Nicoline van der Sijs, Cookies, Coleslaw, and Stoops: The Influence of Dutch on the North American Languages , page 93
  • Thus, American diamond cutters would talk of a skive (after Dutch schijf ), where their British colleagues would say disk or wheel.

    Verb

    (skiv)
  • To pare or shave off the rough or thick parts of (hides or leather).
  • (British) To avoid one's lessons or, sometimes, work. Chiefly at school or university.
  • * 2006 , The Economist, Young offenders: Arrested development
  • Truancies, rather bewilderingly, have risen among children on the programme; the government hopes this is because children skive more as they get older.

    Derived terms

    * skiver

    Noun

  • a disc (UK) or disk (US)
  • a washer (small disc with a hole in the middle )
  • a slice (e.g. slice of bread )
  • Derived terms

    * * (l) ----