aiver

noun
ai·​ver
variants: or aver \ ˈā-​vər \
plural -s

Definition of aiver

now chiefly Scottish
: a draft animal especially : an old workhorse

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First Known Use of aiver

1786, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for aiver

Middle English aver, aveyr property, goods, from Middle French aver, aveir, from Old French, from aver, aveir to have, from Latin habēre

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“Aiver.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/aiver. Accessed 24 Jun. 2021.

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