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Definition of Reeve

reeve
Reve Reve, n. [See Reeve.] An officer, steward, or governor. [Usually written reeve.] [Obs.] --Piers Plowman.
Reeve
Reeve Reeve (r?v), n. (Zo["o]l.) The female of the ruff.
Reeve
Reeve Reeve, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Rove (r?v); p. pr. & vb. n. Reeving.] [Cf. D. reven. See Reef, n. & v. t.] (Naut.) To pass, as the end of a pope, through any hole in a block, thimble, cleat, ringbolt, cringle, or the like.
Reeve
Reeve Reeve, n. [OE. reve, AS. ger?fa. Cf. Sheriff.] an officer, steward, bailiff, or governor; -- used chiefly in compounds; as, shirereeve, now written sheriff; portreeve, etc. --Chaucer. --Piers Plowman.

Meaning of Reeve from wikipedia

- Reeve may refer to: High-reeve, a title taken by some English magistrates during the 10th and 11th centuries Reeve (England), an official elected annually...
- Christopher D'Olier Reeve (September 25, 1952 – October 10, 2004) was an American actor best known for his motion picture portrayal of the cl****ic DC...
- Dana Charles Reeve (née Morosini; March 17, 1961 – March 6, 2006) was an American actress, singer, and activist for disability causes. She was the wife...
- Simon Alan Reeve (born 21 July 1972)[citation needed] is a British author and television presenter, currently based in London. He makes travel do****entaries...
- Reeve Jefferson Carney (born April 18, 1983) is an American singer-songwriter and actor most known for originating the role of Peter Parker/Spider-Man...
- Philip Reeve (born 28 February 1966) is a British author and illustrator of children's books. He currently lives on Dartmoor with his wife Sarah and their...
- Matthew Exton Reeve (born 20 December 1979) is a British-American producer, director, screenwriter, and activist. Born in London, he is the eldest son...
- Simon Reeve may refer to: Simon Reeve (Australian TV presenter) (born 1961), Australian television presenter Simon Reeve (British TV presenter) (born 1972)...
- Keanu Charles Reeves (/kɛˈɑːnuː/ keh-AH-noo; born September 2, 1964) is a Canadian actor, director, producer, and musician. He gained fame for his starring...
- the reeve. Thus different types of reeves were attested, including high-reeve, town-reeve, port-reeve, shire-reeve (predecessor to the sheriff), reeve of...
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