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reist

[reest] /rist/
verb (used without object), Scot. and North England
1.
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[reest] /rist/
verb (used without object), Scot. and North England
1.
(of a horse) to stop or refuse to go; balk.
Origin of reest2
1780-1790
1780-90; dialectal variant of rest1
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reest

/riːst/
verb
1.
(intransitive) (Northern English, dialect) (esp of horses) to be noisily uncooperative
Word Origin
probably from Scottish arreestarrest; perhaps related to restive
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