Wednesday, December 19, 2007

REDEFiNE iT Word of the Week

Word of the Week

This week we give you a word that goes with going in the woods to get your Christmas Tree. May the only limbs you shive be those on the tree!

Word of the Week (December 17, 2007):


Definition according to the Dictionary of Newfoundland English ( :

shive v To trim off (limbs of a conifer); LIMB (OUT).
P 41-68 The starrigans must be shived. c 75-146 Wattles are fence-rails—small trees shived out for fence-rails.

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