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chib

/tʃɪb/
verb chibs, chibbing, chibbed
1.
(transitive) to stab or slash with a sharp weapon
noun
2.
a sharp weapon, such as a knife or razor
Word Origin
perhaps related to chiv
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shiv

noun
  1. A knife, esp a clasp knife or similar weapon: She gets this anonymous letter sticking the shiv in my back/ The big knife called the chib
  2. A razor; anything with a sharp cutting edge
verb

: being shivved by Johnny Mizzoo

[1912+; fr Romany chiv, ''blade,'' by way of British underworld slang]


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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