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gyve


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Gyve  \Gyve\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Gyved}  (j[imac]vd);  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Gyving}.] 
  To  fetter;  to  shackle;  to  chain.  --Spenser. 
 
  I  will  gyve  thee  in  thine  own  courtship.  --Shak. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Gyve  \Gyve\  (j[imac]v),  n.  [Of  Celtic  origin;  cf  W.  gefyn  Ir 
  geibbionn  Gael.  geimheal.] 
  A  shackle;  especially,  one  to  confine  the  legs;  a  fetter. 
  [Written  also  {give}.] 
 
  Like  a  poor  prisoner  in  his  twisted  gyves.  --Shak. 
 
  With  gyves  upon  his  wrist.  --Hood.