revie

verb
re·​vie | \ (ˈ)rē¦vī \
-ed/-ing/-s

Definition of revie

 (Entry 1 of 2)

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

noun
plural -s

Definition of revie (Entry 2 of 2)

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

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History and Etymology for revie

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 1 Jul. 2022.

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