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Who says nothing rhymes with ‘silver’?

Try this from the Oxford English Dictionary Amplify’d from oed.com chilver, n. View as: Outline | Full entry Pronunciation:  /ˈtʃɪlvə(r)/ Etymology:  Old English cilfer-, cilfor-lǫmb ewelamb, corresponding to Old High German chilburra   A ewe-lamb: commonly   chilver-lamb n. Also … Continue reading

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