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- v. Present participle of steeve.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act or practice of one who steeves.
- n. See Steeve, n. (a).
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Nautical, the angle of elevation which a ship's bowsprit makes with the horizon; a steeve.
- n. The operation of stowing certain kinds of cargo, as cotton, wool, or hides, in a vessel's hold with a steeve or a jack-screw. See steeve, transitive verb, 2.
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