/shay"vee/, n. Scot.
a trick or prank.
[1760-70; SHAVE in obs. sense "swindle" + -IE]

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Universalium. 2010.

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  • shavie — noun Etymology: shave (swindle) + ie Date: 1737 Scottish prank …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • shavie — shav·ie …   English syllables

  • shavie — ˈshāvi noun ( s) Etymology: perhaps from shave (II) + ie Scotland : practical joke, prank …   Useful english dictionary

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