reeve

to pass (as a rope) through a hole or opening in a block or similar device.

Reeve

means to pull the halyard through the truck, raising or lowering a flag.

reeve

initially an official elected by villagers, frequently unwillingly, to act as an intermediary between them and the lord of the manor; he looked after the husbandry, maintenance of the ditches, banks and hedges, and the ploughs (R 169) and [?perhaps] the impounding of animals in forest drifts (F)
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/22223

Reeve

(Past tense rove) To thread a line through blocks in order to gain a mechanical advantage, such as in a block and tackle.
Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glossary_of_nautical_terms

Reeve

• (v. t.) To pass, as the end of a pope, through any hole in a block, thimble, cleat, ringbolt, cringle, or the like. • (n.) an officer, steward, bailiff, or governor; -- used chiefly in compounds; as, shirereeve, now written sheriff; portreeve, etc. • (n.) The female of the ruff.
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reeve

(from the article `ruff`) ...these may contain reddish, brown, black, and white feathers in proportions that vary with the individual (the most extreme case of polymorphism ...
Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/r/25

Reeve

(Past tense rove) To thread a line through blocks in order to gain a mechanical advantage, such as in a block and tackle.
Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glossary_of_nautical_terms

reeve

noun female ruff
Found on https://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20974

Reeve

[England] Originally in Anglo-Saxon England the reeve was a senior official with local responsibilities under the Crown e.g. as the chief magistrate of a town or district. Subsequently, after the Norman conquest, it was an office held by a man of lower rank, appointed as manager of a manor and overseer of the peasants. In this later role, h...
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Reeve

Reeve noun (Zoology) The female of the ruff.
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/R/34

Reeve

Reeve transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Rove (r?v); present participle & verbal noun Reeving .] [ Confer Dutch reven . See Reef , noun & transitive verb ] (Na...
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Reeve

A medieval official, usually the man in charge of running a manor appointed by the Lord.
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20766

reeve

In Anglo-Saxon England, an official charged with the administration of a shire or burgh, fulfilling functions similar to those of the later sheriff. After the Norman Conquest, the term tended to...
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20688

reeve

initially an official elected by villagers, frequently unwillingly, to act as an intermediary between them and the lord of the manor; he looked after the husbandry, maintenance of the ditches, banks and hedges, and the ploughs (R 169) and [?perhaps] the impounding of animals in forest drifts (F)
Found on http://info.sjc.ox.ac.uk/forests/glossary.htm

Reeve

peasant appointed as supervisor of work on the lord's land
Found on https://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20402

Reeve

peasant appointed as supervisor of work on the lord's land
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/22129

Reeve

Reeve is an English name for boys and girls. The meaning is `steward` The name Reeve is most commonly given to Scottish boys. (4 times more often than to American boys.) In England and Wales it is (almost) solely given to boys What do they use in other countries? Reeves Reve The name sounds like: Rafe, Rafee, Ravi, Ravee
Found on https://www.pregnology.com/names/mixed/Reeve

Reeve

Reeve is the name of the female ruff bird.
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Reeve

senior officer of a borough
Found on http://www.castles-of-britain.com/glossary.htm

Reeve

The name of an ancient English officer of justice, inferior in rank to an alderman. He was a ministerial officer, appointed to execute process, keep the king's peace, and put the laws in execution. He witnessed all contracts and bargains; brought offenders to justice, and delivered them to punishment; took bail for such as were to appear at the c.....
Found on http://www.lectlaw.com/def2/q121.htm

reeve

to pass a rope through a ring
Found on http://phrontistery.info/nautical.html

reeve

to pass a rope through a ring
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reeve

To thread a line through a block, fairlead or hole of any kind.
Found on http://www.glen-l.com/resources/glossary.html

reeve

[n] - female ruff 2. [v] - pass a rope through, as of an opening 3. [v] - pass through a hole or opening, as of a rope 4. [v] - fasten by passing through a hole or around something
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