A broad, shallow cork, as for a wide-mouthed bottle.
Other Word Forms
Origin of shive
- A parallel form of sheave, from a Proto-Germanic base which probably existed in Old English (though is not attested before the Middle English period). Cognate with German Scheibe, late Old Norse skífa (“slice"), brauðskífa (“slice of bread") (whence Danish skive (“disc, slice")), Dutch schijf (“disc, slice").
- Variant of shiv.
- See shiva