reive

verb
\ ˈrēv How to pronounce reive (audio) \
reived; reiving

Definition of reive

Scotland
: raid

Other Words from reive

reiver noun, Scotland

First Known Use of reive

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for reive

Middle English (Scots) reifen, from Old English rēafian to rob — more at reave

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“Reive.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/reive. Accessed 20 Sep. 2021.

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