reive

[reev]

Origin of reive

First recorded in 1860–65; variant of reave1
Related formsreiv·er, noun
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reive

verb
  1. (intr) Scot and Northern English dialect to go on a plundering raid
Derived Formsreiver, noun

Word Origin for reive

variant of reave 1
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