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  • v. cover
  • n. cover

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To cover.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An obsolete or dialectal form of cover.
  • n. Same as keever.
  • n. A measure of corn in Derbyshire, England, equal to 12 sheaves.
  • n. A sunfish or pumpkin-seed. See pumpkin-seed, 2. Also kivy.

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  • It's a fish.
    Also kivy.

    January 2, 2012


  • Yes, I’ve sev’ral kivers you can see;
    ’Light, and hitch your beastie in the shade!
    I don’t foller weaving now so free,
    And all my purtiest ones my forebears made.
    Home-dyed colors kindly meller down
    Better than these new fotched-on ones from town.

    - Ann Cobb, 'Kivers'.

    September 23, 2009