revet

verb
re·​vet | \ ri-ˈvet How to pronounce revet (audio) \
revetted; revetting

Definition of revet

transitive verb

: to face with a revetment revet an embankment

First Known Use of revet

1812, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for revet

French revêtir, literally, to clothe, put on, from Old French revestir, from Latin revestire, from re- + vestire to clothe — more at vest entry 2

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“Revet.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/revet. Accessed 27 Jan. 2022.

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