Slipe vs Slive - What's the difference?

slipe | slive |


As nouns the difference between slipe and slive

is that slipe is a sledge runner on which a skip is dragged in a mine while slive is (dialectal) a slice or sliver; , chip.

As a verb slive is

(transitive|obsolete|or|dialectal) to cut; split; separate or slive can be (dialectal|northern england|scotland) to sneak; skulk; proceed in a sly way; creep.

slipe

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • A sledge runner on which a skip is dragged in a mine.
  • slive

    English

    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) sliven, from (etyl) .

    Verb

  • (transitive, obsolete, or, dialectal) To cut; split; separate.
  • (transitive, obsolete, or, dialectal, chiefly, Scotland) To cut or slice something off; separate by slicing.
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • (dialectal) A slice or sliver; , chip.
  • Etymology 2

    Perhaps related to (l).

    Verb

  • (dialectal, Northern England, Scotland) To sneak; skulk; proceed in a sly way; creep.
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