- (of a horse) to stop or refuse to go; balk.
Origin of reest2
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Historical Examples of reist
Domiloff, who did not expect the Duke of Reist in an hour, was forced to acquiesce.
Reist knocked at the door which had been pointed out to him, and waited.
“I am glad that you have not forgotten those days,” Reist murmured.
Reist was conscious that his impetuous speech was scarcely a happy one.
Reist, we are going to have some tea, and then I shall be at your service.
- (intr) Northern English dialect (esp of horses) to be noisily uncooperative