reaving

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English[edit]

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Verb[edit]

reaving

  1. present participle of reave

Noun[edit]

reaving (plural reavings)

  1. An act of pillage or plunder.
    • 1836, Tait's Edinburgh Magazine (volume 3, page 426)
      It was then as much the scene of continual spreaths, liftings, reavings, and herriments, as the Border country itself.

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Noun[edit]

reaving

  1. (Early Middle English) Alternative form of revynge