keeve definition

  • noun:
    • A vat or bathtub where mash is manufactured; a mash bathtub.
    • A bleaching vat; a kier.
    • a big vat used in dressing ores.
    • A vat or bathtub where the mash is created; a mash bathtub.
    • A bleaching vat; a kier.
    • a big vat used in dressing ores.
    • a sizable vat or bathtub employed for numerous functions, for dressing ores in mining, for holding the lye in bleaching (for which good sense furthermore known as a keir), as a brewers' mashing-tub, etc.
  • verb:
    • To set in a keeve, or tub, for fermentation.
    • To heave; to tilt, as a cart.
  • verb-transitive:
    • To set in a keeve, or bathtub, for fermentation.
    • To heave; to tilt, as a cart.
  • others:
    • to include a keeve for fermentation, etc.
    • To overturn or lift up, as a cart, in order to unload it all at a time.

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