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  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of steeve.

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Examples

  • A little boating and beach work in the morning; then twenty or thirty men down in a close hold, where we were obliged to sit down and slide about, passing hides, and rowsing about the great steeves, tackles, and dogs, singing out at the falls, and seeing the ship filling up every day.

    Chapter XXIX. Loading for Home-A Surprise-Last of an Old Friend-The Last Hide-A Hard Case-Up Anchor, for Home!-Homeward Bound

  • The fashion of short steeves seems quite to be coming in again!

    The Master of the Shell

  • A little boating and beach work in the morning; then twenty or thirty men down in a close hold, where we were obliged to sit down and slide about, passing hides, and rowsing about the great steeves, tackles, and dogs, singing out at the falls, and seeing the ship filling up every day.

    Two years before the mast, and twenty-four years after: a personal narrative

  • A little boating and beach work in the morning; then twenty or thirty men down in a close hold, where we were obliged to sit down and slide about, passing hides, and rowsing about the great steeves, tackles, and dogs, singing out at the falls, and seeing the ship filling up every day.

    Two Years Before the Mast

  • A little boating and beach work in the morning; then twenty or thirty men down in a close hold, where we were obliged to sit down and slide about, passing hides, and rowsing about the great steeves, tackles, and dogs, singing out at the falls, and seeing the ship filling up every day.

    Two Years Before the Mast

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