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Definitions of Keeve

  1. A vat or tub in which the mash is made; a mash tub. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. A bleaching vat; a kier. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. A large vat used in dressing ores. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. To set in a keeve, or tub, for fermentation. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. To heave; to tilt, as a cart. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. A large vessel for fermenting liquors in; a mashing-tub. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  7. To set in a keeve for fermentation; to tip up a cart. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  8. A large vessel for fermenting liquors; a mashing-tub. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  9. To set in a keeve for fermentation; to tilt a cart. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  10. k[=e]v, n. a large tub. [A.S. cýfe, vat.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  11. [O.E. cyf.] A large vat used for fermenting liquor or dressing ores. Glossary of terms and phrases - Percy
  12. n. [Anglo-Saxon, Latin] A large vessel for fermenting liquors ; - a large vat used in dressing ores. Cabinet Dictionary
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