kerve

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

kerve (third-person singular simple present kerves, present participle kerving, simple past and past participle kerved)

  1. (obsolete, transitive) To cut; to carve.
    • Thomas Elyot
      In that figure Plinius saw him kerved.
    • Spenser
      That else was like to sterve Through cruell knife, that her dearehart did kerve.

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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for kerve in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)


Dutch[edit]

Verb[edit]

kerve

  1. (archaic) singular present subjunctive of kerven

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