cheve

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old French chevir. See chievance.

Verb[edit]

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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.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 Creole[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French cheveux (hair)

Noun[edit]

cheve

  1. hair

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Apocopic alteration of cerveza (beer).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈtʃe.be/, [ˈtʃe.βe]

Noun[edit]

cheve f (plural cheves)

  1. (slang, Mexico) beer

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