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reive

[reev] /riv/
verb (used with object), verb (used without object), reived, reiving. Chiefly Scot.
1.
to rob; plunder.
Origin of reive
1860-1865
1860-65; variant of reave1
Related forms
reiver, noun
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reive

/riːv/
verb
1.
(intransitive) (Scot & Northern English, dialect) to go on a plundering raid
Derived Forms
reiver, noun
Word Origin
variant of reave1
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