Reeve

Definition of Reeve

Pronunciation: r?v
n.1.(Zool.) The female of the ruff.
v. t.1.(Naut.) To pass, as the end of a pope, through any hole in a block, thimble, cleat, ringbolt, cringle, or the like.
[imp. & p. p. Rove (r?v); p. pr. & vb. n. Reeving.]
n.1.an officer, steward, bailiff, or governor; - used chiefly in compounds; as, shirereeve, now written sheriff; portreeve, etc.

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