cheve

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Old French chevir. See chievance.

VerbEdit

cheve (third-person singular simple present cheves, present participle cheving, simple past and past participle cheved)

  1. (intransitive, obsolete, dialect) To come to an issue; to turn out; to succeed.
    to cheve well in a enterprise
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


Haitian CreoleEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French cheveux (hair)

NounEdit

cheve

  1. hair

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Apocopic alteration of cerveza (beer).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈtʃe.be/, [ˈtʃe.βe]

NounEdit

cheve f (plural cheves)

  1. (slang, Mexico) beer

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Last modified on 18 June 2013, at 17:34