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sheave pulley. XIV. repr. OE. *sċife, rel. to OS. skība, (M)LG, MDu. schīve (Du. schijf), OHG. scība (G. scheibe), f. base meaning variously disc, wheel, pulley, pane of glass, slice of bread.

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