Middle English reven, from Old English rēafian; akin to Old High German roubōn to rob, Latin rumpere to break
before the 12th century, in the meaning defined at intransitive sense
“Reave.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/reave. Accessed 28 Nov. 2023.
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