- (n.) A slice; as, a shive of bread.
- (n.) A thin piece or fragment; specifically, one of the scales or pieces of the woody part of flax removed by the operation of breaking.
- (n.) A thin, flat cork used for stopping a wide-mouthed bottle; also, a thin wooden bung for casks.
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Definition for: HIVES
- (n.) The croup.
- (n.) An eruptive disease (Varicella globularis), allied to the chicken pox.