REEVE MEANING IN ENGLISH

• Reeve Definition & Synonyms

  1. (v. t.) To pass, as the end of a pope, through any hole in a block, thimble, cleat, ringbolt, cringle, or the like.
  2. (n.) an officer, steward, bailiff, or governor; -- used chiefly in compounds; as, shirereeve, now written sheriff; portreeve, etc.
  3. (n.) The female of the ruff.


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