Definition of keeve
1 : a tub or vat especially for liquids (as a bleaching kier or dolly tub)
2 British : a rock basin hollowed out by water
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Origin and Etymology of keeve
Middle English kive, keve, from Old English cȳf, probably borrowed in prehistoric times from (assumed) Vulgar Latin cupia, from Latin cupa tub, vat — more at hive
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