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Origin of raven1
OTHER WORDS FROM ravenra·ven·like, adjective
Words nearby raven
Definition for raven (2 of 2)
verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
Origin of raven2
Example sentences from the Web for raven
The Baltimore Raven was indefinitely suspended but even one of his teammates suited up after punching a girlfriend in the neck.
Berney then went on to say that he considered the former Baltimore Raven to be “a model citizen and a role model.”
When the raven-man promises Bran that he will “fly,” does he mean the boy is about to morph into mutant bird as well?
And she has introduced them to the raven himself, who now appears to be a bearded old man.
But I really just told the best story for Days of Future Past, and Mystique/Raven is a big part of that story.
The sunken eyes, the tangled masses of raven hair, the look of exhaustion and hopeless woe.The World Before Them|Susanna Moodie
The dwarf who had watched her came back again on his raven followed this time by a crowd of little men.Honey-Bee|Anatole France
For, singular, uncanny circumstance, this was a one-eyed raven which sat upon the shoulder of his one-eyed master!
He could not restrain a shriek as he did so, but he still kept hold of the raven, and made a wild grasp with his disengaged hand.The Floating Light of the Goodwin Sands|R.M. Ballantyne
Sin Sin Wa never moved, and the raven, settling down upon the Chinaman's shoulder, closed his serviceable eye.
British Dictionary definitions for raven (1 of 3)
- a shiny black colour
- (as adjective)raven hair