Definition of Reeve

Reeve v. t. means: To pass, as the end of a pope, through any hole in a block, thimble, cleat, ringbolt, cringle, or the like.

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Reeve v. t. means: To pass, as the end of a pope, through any hole in a block, thimble, cleat, ringbolt, cringle, or the like.

Meaning of Reeve

Reeve (v. t.) means: To pass, as the end of a pope, through any hole in a block, thimble, cleat, ringbolt, cringle, or the like.

More meanings / definitions of Reeve or words, sentences containing Reeve?

Rove (imp. & p. p.): of Reeve

Reeving (p. pr. & vb. n.): of Reeve

Reeve (n.): The female of the ruff.

Greeve (n.): A manager of a farm, or overseer of any work; a reeve; a manorial bailiff.

Reeve (v. t.): To pass, as the end of a pope, through any hole in a block, thimble, cleat, ringbolt, cringle, or the like.

Reeve (n.): an officer, steward, bailiff, or governor; -- used chiefly in compounds; as, shirereeve, now written sheriff; portreeve, etc.

Bee (n.): Pieces of hard wood bolted to the sides of the bowsprit, to reeve the fore-topmast stays through; -- called also bee blocks.

Riding (n.): One of the three jurisdictions into which the county of York, in England, is divided; -- formerly under the government of a reeve. They are called the North, the East, and the West, Riding.

Ruff (n.): A limicoline bird of Europe and Asia (Pavoncella, / Philommachus, pugnax) allied to the sandpipers. The males during the breeding season have a large ruff of erectile feathers, variable in their colors, on the neck, and yellowish naked tubercles on the face. They are polygamous, and are noted for their pugnacity in the breeding season. The female is called reeve, or rheeve.

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Words, slangs, sentences and phrases similar to Reeve

Meaning of Reeve

Reeve means: To thread a line through a block and tackle.

Meaning of Reeve

Reeve means: To pass a rope through a hole, ring, or block.

Meaning of Reeve

Reeve means: To pass or lead a line through a block or other object. When the end of a line is passed through anything, it is said to be "rove" through it.

Meaning of Rove

Rove means: of Reeve

Meaning of Reeving

Reeving means: of Reeve

Meaning of Reeve

Reeve means: The female of the ruff.

Meaning of Greeve

Greeve means: A manager of a farm, or overseer of any work; a reeve; a manorial bailiff.

Meaning of Reeve

Reeve means: To pass, as the end of a pope, through any hole in a block, thimble, cleat, ringbolt, cringle, or the like.

Meaning of Reeve

Reeve means: an officer, steward, bailiff, or governor; -- used chiefly in compounds; as, shirereeve, now written sheriff; portreeve, etc.

Meaning of Bee

Bee means: Pieces of hard wood bolted to the sides of the bowsprit, to reeve the fore-topmast stays through; -- called also bee blocks.

Meaning of Riding

Riding means: One of the three jurisdictions into which the county of York, in England, is divided; -- formerly under the government of a reeve. They are called the North, the East, and the West, Riding.

Meaning of Ruff

Ruff means: A limicoline bird of Europe and Asia (Pavoncella, / Philommachus, pugnax) allied to the sandpipers. The males during the breeding season have a large ruff of erectile feathers, variable in their colors, on the neck, and yellowish naked tubercles on the face. They are polygamous, and are noted for their pugnacity in the breeding season. The female is called reeve, or rheeve.

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