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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Shive \Shive\, n. [See Sheave, n.] 1. A slice; as, a shive of bread. [Obs. or Prov. Eng.] --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. A thin piece or fragment; specifically, one of the scales or pieces of the woody part of flax removed by the operation of breaking. [1913 Webster] 3. A thin, flat cork used for stopping a wide-mouthed bottle; also, a thin wooden bung for casks. [1913 Webster]