A broad, shallow cork, as for a wide-mouthed bottle.
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 skÃfa (“slice"), brauÃ°skÃfa (“slice of bread") (whence Danish skive (“disc, slice")), Dutch schijf (“disc, slice").
- Variant of shiv.
- See shiva