Definitions for keeve
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A vat or tub in which the mash is made; a mash tub. Ure.
A bleaching vat; a kier.
A large vat used in dressing ores.
To set in a keeve, or tub, for fermentation.
To heave; to tilt, as a cart.
Origin: Derived from Old English "cȳf" meaning a vat. (Macdonald, A. M., ed. (1972) Chambers Twentieth Century Dictionary; new ed. Edinburgh: Chambers; p. 719)
a vat or tub in which the mash is made; a mash tub
a bleaching vat; a kier
a large vat used in dressing ores
to set in a keeve, or tub, for fermentation
to heave; to tilt, as a cart
Origin: [AS. cf, fr. L. cupa a tub, cask; also, F. cuve. Cf. Kive, Coop.]
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