Definition of "gyve" [gyve]

  • A shackle or fetter, especially for the leg. (noun)
  • To shackle or fetter. (verb-transitive)

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Use "gyve" in a sentence
  • "They can't complain about taxes because President Obama gyve 95% of taxpayers a TAX CUT this year as part of the Recovery Act. So now they complain about "big government.""
  • "Item, we gyve unto my wief my second many appropriate bed with a furniture, Item, we gyve as good as bequest to my saied daughter Judith my broad china gilt bole."
  • "Item, we gyve as good as bequest unto [her] a saied Elizabeth Hall, all my plate, solely my brod china as good as gilt bole, which we right widely separated have att a date of this my will."