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Kiver

Kiver \Kiv"er\, v. t. To cover. -- n. A cover. [Disused except in illiterate speech.]

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kiver

n. (context archaic dialect English) cover vb. (context archaic dialect English) to cover

Usage examples of "kiver".

Whin Dennis seen him, begob, he kivered his face wid his hands and turned on the breast av him, and roared wid fright like a bull.

Den yuh rake uh heap uv ash togedder en lay yuh hoecake on dat en kiver it up wid some more ash.

Shaker, and he led the way into the house, another Shaker bein sent to put my hosses and waggin under kiver.

Bible--the one book that was inerrantly true from kiver to kiver--instead of selfishly thinking about temporal things like rent and the groceries.

  The gals among you, sum of which air as slick pieces of caliker as I ever sot eyes on, air syin to place their heds agin weskits which kiver honest, manly harts, while you old heds fool yerselves with the idee that they air fulfillin their mishun here, and air contented.

Look at that shirt -- every last inch of it kivered over with secret African writ'n done with blood!

Look at that shirt—every last inch of it kivered over with secret African writ'n done with blood!

He must needs argue first and draw after, when he might just as well have kivered his man before talkin' it over with him.

She wash his back till it done stop bleedin', and then she kivered it all over with tallered plasters.