Orkney-English results

rive verb (past tense rave, past participle rivven)

  1. tear  ☞ “The wid in the deck o the boat is rivven wi the sun”
  2. tear something away from something else  ☞ “Rive hid min” “(e.g. when a piece of scaffolding had jammed)”
  • rive at work hard at  ☞ “Thoo’re ferly rivan at the plooeen the day”