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reest

verb \ˈrēst\

Definition of REEST

intransitive verb
chiefly Scottish
:  balk

Origin of REEST

probably short for Scots arreest to arrest, from Middle English (Scots) arreisten, from Anglo-French arester — more at arrest
First Known Use: 1786

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