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|GUEST,Tony||Black Betty: what's a "shiv"? [Look-a Yonder] (27)||RE: Black Betty: what's a "shiv"? [Look-a Yonder]||26 Jan 13|
"Shiv" is also another name for a pulley, especially in theater rigging, where it refers to the pulleys mounted on the top surface of the grid deck, with the scenery-raising cables passing over them. It's spelled "sheave," but it's pronounced "shiv."