revie

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verb

re·​vie
(ˈ)rē¦vī
-ed/-ing/-s

transitive verb

: to meet a wager on (as the taking of a trick in a card game) with a higher wager

intransitive verb

1
obsolete : to exceed an adversary's wager
2
obsolete : to make a retort : bandy words

revie

2 of 2

noun

plural -s
obsolete
: a higher wager (as in a card game) than an adversary's

Word History

Etymology

Verb

Middle French renvier, from re- + envier to challenge, vie

Noun

Middle French renvi, from re- + envi challenge, vie, from envier

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“Revie.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/revie. Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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