The December goal is there because it would give appropriators time to write their bills and divvy up the funds Congress approves.
How did you divvy up material for the articles and the book?
I am goin to divvy up, she announced in triumph, but not here.
Then he sees how selfish it would be to keep all that gold for himself.11 "But how'll I divvy it?"
He seemed to be speaking to the Maggie of long 206 agothe little girl who stood ready and anxious to divvy up with all the world.
I was going to get Major Sherman to let me divvy up with you.
"Yes, count, and see if the rascals made a fair 'divvy' of it," added the captain.
And now I dont want to divvy up, I dont want to divvy up, because I dont want themhere!
"I don't stir from this place until I get my share of the divvy," he declared firmly.
Youse been stallin' on me fer a year every time it came to a divvy.
1872, American English, originally a noun, a slang shortening of dividend; the verb was in use by 1877 and is primary now (the noun is not in "Webster's New World Dictionary"), leading some (e.g. "Webster's") to think the word is a slang alteration of divide. Related: Divvying. In early 20c. British slang the same word was a shortening of divine (adj.).
(also divvy out or divvy up) To divide; apportion; Piece Up: The governor and the Paris crook divvy the swag/ We would pass our hats and divvy up (1872+)