Chievance
Chievance Chiev"ance, n. [OF. chevance property, equiv. To chevisance, fr. chevir to accomplish. See {Chevisance}.] An unlawful bargain; traffic in which money is exported as discount. [Obs.] --Bacon. [1913 Webster]

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  • Cheve — (ch[=e]v), v. i. [OF. chevir. See {Chievance}.] To come to an issue; to turn out; to succeed; as, to cheve well in a enterprise. [Prov. or Obs.] Holland. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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