Greaved
Greave \Greave\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Greaved} (gr[=e]vd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Greaving}.] [From {Greaves}.] (Naut.) To clean (a ship's bottom); to grave. [1913 Webster]

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