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Rived

Rive \Rive\, v. t. [imp. Rived; p. p. Rived or Riven; p. pr. & vb. n. Riving.] [Icel. r[=i]fa, akin to Sw. rifva to pull asunder, burst, tear, Dan. rive to rake, pluck, tear. Cf. Reef of land, Rifle a gun, Rift, Rivel.] To rend asunder by force; to split; to cleave; as, to rive timber for rails or shingles.

I shall ryve him through the sides twain.
--Chaucer.

The scolding winds have rived the knotty oaks.
--Shak.

Brutus hath rived my heart.
--Shak.

Rived

Rive \Rive\, v. t. [imp. Rived; p. p. Rived or Riven; p. pr. & vb. n. Riving.] [Icel. r[=i]fa, akin to Sw. rifva to pull asunder, burst, tear, Dan. rive to rake, pluck, tear. Cf. Reef of land, Rifle a gun, Rift, Rivel.] To rend asunder by force; to split; to cleave; as, to rive timber for rails or shingles.

I shall ryve him through the sides twain.
--Chaucer.

The scolding winds have rived the knotty oaks.
--Shak.

Brutus hath rived my heart.
--Shak.

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rived

vb. (en-past of: rive)