noun Etymology: shave (swindle) + -ie Date: 1737 Scottish prank

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • shavie — /shay vee/, n. Scot. a trick or prank. [1760 70; SHAVE in obs. sense swindle + IE] * * * …   Universalium

  • shavie — shav·ie …   English syllables

  • shavie — ˈshāvi noun ( s) Etymology: perhaps from shave (II) + ie Scotland : practical joke, prank …   Useful english dictionary

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