(third-person singular simple present keeves, present participle keeving, simple past and past participle keeved)
- To set in a keeve, or tub, for fermentation.
- (Provincial English) To heave; to tilt, as a cart.
Derived from Old English "cȳf" meaning a vat. (Macdonald, A. M., ed. (1972) Chambers Twentieth Century Dictionary; new ed. Edinburgh: Chambers; p. 719)