[ reev ]
/ riv /
verb (used with or without object), reived, reiv·ing.Chiefly Scot.
to rob; plunder.
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Origin of reive
First recorded in 1860–65; variant of reave1
OTHER WORDS FROM reivereiver, noun
Words nearby reive
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Example sentences from the Web for reive
I won'er, now, could I conthrive to reive the top-cape off of this.Strangers at Lisconnel|Barlow Jane
British Dictionary definitions for reive
/ (riːv) /
(intr) Scot and Northern English dialect to go on a plundering raid
Derived forms of reivereiver, noun
Word Origin for reive
variant of reave 1
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