verb (used with or without object), reived, reiv·ing. Chiefly Scot.
- rejection region
Origin of reive
Examples from the Web for reivers
Reivers laughed a laugh so ghastly that it might have come from a bare skull.
Reivers voice in no way admitted that anything startling had occurred.
Suddenly there came to Reivers ears the sound of running water, the lazy murmur of a small brook.
Straight into it, without pausing or swerving, Reivers had run on.
The savagery at the root of Reivers character was coming to the top.