Keeve meaning

(mining) A large vat used in dressing ores.
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(brewing) A vat or tub in which the mash is made; a mash tub.
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(bleaching) A bleaching vat; a kier.
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To set in a keeve, or tub, for fermentation.
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(Provincial English) To heave; to tilt, as a cart.
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Origin of keeve

  • Derived from Old English "cȳf" meaning a vat. (Macdonald, A. M., ed. (1972) Chambers Twentieth Century Dictionary; new ed. Edinburgh: Chambers; p. 719)

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