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revet

[ri-vet] /rɪˈvɛt/
verb (used with object), revetted, revetting.
1.
to face, as an embankment, with masonry or other material.
Origin
1805-1815
1805-15; < French revêtir literally, to reclothe; cf. revest
Related forms
unrevetted, adjective
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revet

/rɪˈvɛt/
verb -vets, -vetting, -vetted
1.
to face (a wall or embankment) with stones
Word Origin
C19: from French revêt, from Old French revestir to reclothe; see revest
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