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noun 
  1. A slice, especially of bread.
    • 1980, Anthony Burgess, Earthly Powers:
    • :In my cool room with the shutters shut and the thin shives of air and light coming through the slats, I cried myself to sleep in an overloud selfpitying transport.
      1. (obsolete) A sheave.
      2. A beam or plank of split wood.
      3. A flat, wide cork for plugging a large hole.

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