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Definition for reeve (2 of 3)
verb (used with object), rove or reeved, ro·ven or reeved, reev·ing. Nautical.
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Definition for reeve (3 of 3)
Origin of reeve3
Examples from the Web for reeve
Jam is there because of the sudden death of her boyfriend, Reeve, and the listless state of major depression it throws her into.The Thrilling, Traumatic Lives of Teens: The Fall’s Best YA Fiction|Hugh Ryan|November 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Reeve passed away after experiencing an adverse reaction to an antibiotic on Oct. 10, 2004.
“My friendship with Robin Williams is one of the real joys of my life,” said Reeve.
“As the day of the operation drew closer, it became more and more painful and frightening to contemplate,” wrote Reeve.
Williams was recently asked what his favorite memory was of Reeve during a very revealing Reddit AMA.
The letters with which Mr. Reeve has favored me give glimpses of how ideas and calls came to her sometimes.Harriet Martineau|Florence Fenwick Miller
He wold pull downe my hales and castles, And reeve me of my life.A Book of Ballads, Volume 1|Various
I brought it on deck, and began to reeve laniards for the shrouds.Jack in the Forecastle|John Sherburne Sleeper
There the party landed, and after looking at the country Mr. Reeve decided to take up his special survey there.The Book of the Bush|George Dunderdale
There, too, the good wife of the reeve cared for the maiden as if she were her own daughter, and I saw her no more that night.A King's Comrade|Charles Whistler