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revet

[ ri-vet ]
/ rɪˈvɛt /
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verb (used with object), re·vet·ted, re·vet·ting.
to face, as an embankment, with masonry or other material.
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Origin of revet

1805–15; <French revêtir literally, to reclothe; cf. revest

OTHER WORDS FROM revet

un·re·vet·ted, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for revet

revet
/ (rɪˈvɛt) /

verb -vets, -vetting or -vetted
to face (a wall or embankment) with stones

Word Origin for revet

C19: from French revêt, from Old French revestir to reclothe; see revest
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