gyve

gyve

[jahyv] Archaic.
noun
1.
Usually, gyves. a shackle, especially for the leg; fetter.
verb (used with object), gyved, gyving.
2.
to shackle.

Origin:
1175–1225; Middle English give < ?

ungyved, adjective
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gyve (dʒaɪv)
 
vb
1.  (tr) to shackle or fetter
 
n
2.  (usually plural) fetters
 
[C13: of unknown origin]

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