[ US /ˈɹiv/ ]
[ UK /ɹˈiːv/ ]
  1. pass through a hole or opening
    reeve a rope
  2. fasten by passing through a hole or around something
  3. pass a rope through
    reeve an opening
  1. female ruff
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How To Use reeve In A Sentence

  • A battery of field guns had been increasing its activity over the last hour, Reeves reported.
  • On the other hand, a million times the personal merit of Reeves combined with his own could have availed Douglass absolutely nothing in the United States, legal and social proscript that he was, with public opinion generally on the side of the laws and usages against him. West Indian Fables by James Anthony Froude Explained by J. J. Thomas
  • Where the lord of the manor had a demesne farm, the court appointed a reeve to supervise the farming activities, using labour services and collecting rents.
  • Eli undershot this dark system. i oversaw Jaime when ate me Sky! it told present arch, that enwound sadly... above plough reeved whistle, driving wrung anti the week despite blue chance: "who he gainsaid us? 26th January '05
  • For Reeves, a Bowl concert can be intimidating, but the difficulties it presents also inspire her as a singer.
  • Wally Happychuk is the recently-elected reeve of the RM of Stuartburn.
  • Some believe that the government of the city was hereby separated from that of the shire wherein it was situate, and that the right of appointing their own justiciar which the citizens obtained by this charter was the right of electing a sheriff for the city of London in the place of the non-elective ancient port-reeve. London and the Kingdom - Volume I
  • For some time there was a conflict of jurisdiction between the bishop's reeves and the interests of the Gild Merchant.
  • As always, he felt disloyal at deserting his neighbor, the Reeves Building Barber Shop.
  • From the free-kick, Williams race forward, played a one-two with Reeves again, before firing home from tight angle.
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