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Chivy Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    chivy v : annoy continually or chronically; "He is known to harry his staff when he is overworked"; "This man harasses his female co-workers" [syn: harass, hassle, harry, chivvy, chevy, chevvy, beset, plague, molest, provoke] [also: chivvying, chivvies, chivvied, chivied, chevying, chevies, chevied]
Chivy Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Chevy \Chev"y\, n. [Written also chivy, and chivvy.] [Prob. fr. the ballad of Chevy Chase; cf. Prov. E. chevychase a noise, confusion, pursuit.] [Eng.]
  1. A cry used in hunting.
  2. A hunt; chase; pursuit.
  3. The game of prisoners' base. See Base, n., 24.
Chivy Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Chivy \Chiv"y\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Chivied; p. pr. & vb. n. Chivying.] [Cf. Chevy.] To goad, drive, hunt, throw, or pitch. [Slang, Eng.] --Dickens.

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  • Chivy-lès-Étouvelles: Chivy-lès-Étouvelles is a commune in the Aisne department in Picardy in northern France . See also : Communes of the Aisne department ...

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