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  • noun Scotland, slang A knife or other stabbing implement, often an improvised weapon rather than one designed for the purpose. Sometimes used towards other non-projectile weapons.
  • verb Scotland, slang To stab.


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From Romani chiv, chive.


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  • Some of the words are ones you'd expect to have been in for a long time -- wasn't chav already in? and chib, diddy, doobrey, DVD, FYI, irie, nadger, Tripitaka?

    OED words added jinty 2006

  • Maybe vhen vhe come about und head up into der vindt vhe get oop der tops'ls und put oop uuder vun chib.

    Boy Scouts in the North Sea The Mystery of a Sub 1909

  • "Tol yer chib, or I'll heat the bones of you with the fires of Bongo Tem," she screamed furiously, and in a mixture of her mother-tongue and English.

    Red Money Fergus Hume 1895

  • Roma language, oifficially Romani chib, consists of several dialects, such as the Vlax Romani spoken by an estimated 1.5 million people, followed by Balkan, Carpathian and Sinti dialects spoken by several hundred thousand people each.

    IPS Inter Press Service 2009

  • Analyses of Romani chib have shown that it is closely related to languages spoken in central and northern India.

    IPS Inter Press Service 2009

  • Resolution: 480×640 miro-kaisou that I'd submit a colored picture of this guy (his name's larkspur) so that she can color the cutest chib that she drew meeeee; A;

    Popular in the last 8 hours 2008

  • In the M&yeri de Pdrvemrt the company are supposed to be constantly at table, and to form a sort of Eoerkisting chib.

    Illustrations of Sterne: With Other Essays and Verses 1812

  • Laiornelot gave an account of - the reaions which induced theoomttk - tee of general fafety to rcfelvc upcm the fufpenfioa of the 'jacobm chib.

    The New Annual Register, Or General Repository of History, Politics, and ... Paternoster Row , London, England 1795


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