shiv(redirected from shivs)
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shivand chiv (ʃɪv)
1. n. a knife. (Underworld.) Swiftly and silently his shiv found its way up under Rocko’s ribs. All for a silly dame.
2. tv. to stab someone. (Underworld.) The boss told Joel Cairo to get Sam one way or the other—shiv him, burn him, clobber him—but get him.
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