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ravin

[rav-in] /ˈræv ɪn/
verb (used with or without object), noun
1.
raven2 .
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  • "So this is the Eileen you have been ravin' about for years," she said.

    Her Father's Daughter Gene Stratton-Porter
  • Well she was a ravin'-distracted after my husband herself, but it's a long story.

  • And if I'd stayed there much longer and listened to their ravin's there'd have been another one.

    Thankful's Inheritance Joseph C. Lincoln
  • We'll both be stark, ravin' distracted if we keep on this way.

    Thankful's Inheritance Joseph C. Lincoln
  • And as for ravin' about him afterwards—well, you never can tell, can you?

    Torchy Sewell Ford
  • Well, that was before you tuck to the fightin'; but I'm ravin'.

    The Dead Boxer William Carleton
  • He's ravin' crazy, Pindar Hollopeter is; he'd oughter be shut up.

    Mrs. Tree's Will Laura E. Richards
  • What we've got to do is to hustle, an' in the long run we'll find that will pay better'n ravin'.

    An Amateur Fireman James Otis
  • The wolf is the arch type of ravin, the beast of waste and desolation.

British Dictionary definitions for ravin

ravin

/ˈrævɪn/
verb
1.
an archaic spelling of raven2
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