aiver

noun

ai·​ver
variants or aver
ˈā-vər
plural -s
now chiefly Scottish
: a draft animal
especially : an old workhorse

Word History

Etymology

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

First Known Use

1786, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of aiver was in 1786

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“Aiver.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/aiver. Accessed 27 Feb. 2024.

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